Atriplex gardneri var. falcata
Common Name: falcate saltbush
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Element Code: PDCHE040J0
Full Name: Atriplex gardneri (Moq.) D. Dietr. var. falcata (Jones) Welsh

2013 Trent M. Draper
Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
  • Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2
    Endangered in California
    .2: Fairly endangered in California
  • Federal Listing Status:
    Not Listed
  • State Listing Status:
    Not Listed
  • State Rank: S2S3
    S2: Imperiled. S3: Vulnerable.
  • Global Rank: G4T4Q
    T4: Apparently secure, considering populations outside California. G4: (species) Apparently secure, considering populations outside California.
    (There are taxonomic questions associated with this name)
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 9
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    0 0 1 0 0 8
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    8 1
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    9 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Possibly threatened by grazing and pipeline construction. See Contributions to Western Botany 11:19 (1903) for original description, and Great Basin Naturalist 44(2):191 (1984) for revised nomenclature.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 2001-01-01
  • Last Update: 2013-06-12
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 1200 - 1700 meters
  • California Endemic: no
  • States: California, Idaho, !MT, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Inyo (INY),  Lassen (LAS),  Modoc (MOD)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Poleta Canyon (413D) 37118C3,  Wendel (620C) 40120C2,  Shaffer Mtn. (621A) 40120D3,  Standish (621C) 40120C4,  Five Springs (638C) 40120E2,  Karlo (639D) 40120E3,  Gallatin Peak (640C) 40120E6,  Tunnison Mtn. (640D) 40120E5,  Shields Creek (691A) 41120D3,  Rattlesnake Butte (692B) 41120D6,  Canby (693A) 41120D7,  Payne Peak (708D) 41120E3
  • Notes:
      Definitions of codes preceding a county and/or quad:
      * Presumed extirpated
      ? Uncertain about distribution or identity
      ?* Uncertain about distribution, but presumed extirpated if once present
      (?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
      Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 1831
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
CNPS, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v8-02). California Native Plant Society, Sacramento, CA. Website [accessed ].

37118C3=Poleta Canyon (413D) 37118C3;40120C2=Wendel (620C) 40120C2;40120D3=Shaffer Mtn. (621A) 40120D3;40120C4=Standish (621C) 40120C4;40120E2=Five Springs (638C) 40120E2;40120E3=Karlo (639D) 40120E3;40120E6=Gallatin Peak (640C) 40120E6;40120E5=Tunnison Mtn. (640D) 40120E5;41120D3=Shields Creek (691A) 41120D3;41120D6=Rattlesnake Butte (692B) 41120D6;41120D7=Canby (693A) 41120D7;41120E3=Payne Peak (708D) 41120E3