Plagiobothrys parishii
Common Name: Parish's popcornflower
Family: Boraginaceae
Element Code: PDBOR0V0U0
Full Name: Plagiobothrys parishii Jtn.

2006 James M. Andre
Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 16
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    0 1 0 0 2 13
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    8 8
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    14 0 2
Notes Glossary
  • Known in CA from only two occurrences at Rabbit Springs (SBD Co.) and north of Cartago (INY Co.). Threatened by groundwater pumping. See Contributions from the Gray Herbarium 68:78 (1923) for original description, and Contributions from the Arnold Arboretum 3:54-55 (1932) for taxonomic treatment.
  • 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: 2015-11-04
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 750 - 1400 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Inyo (INY),  Los Angeles (LAX) *,  Mono (MNO),  San Bernardino (SBD)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Lucerne Valley (131B) 34116D8,  Lovejoy Buttes (160D)* 34117E7,  Manix (180A)* 34116H5,  Olancha (329D) 36118C1,  Union Wash (351A) 36118F1,  Lone Pine (351D)* 36118E1,  Independence (372C) 36118G2,  Big Pine (393A) 37118B3,  Laws (413A) 37118D3,  Fish Slough (413B) 37118D4,  Chidago Canyon (432C)* 37118E4,  Chalfant Valley (432D)* 37118E3,  River Spring (451A) 37118H5,  Benton Hot Springs (451D) 37118G5
  • 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 2016
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 ].

34116D8=Lucerne Valley (131B) 34116D8;34117E7=Lovejoy Buttes (160D)* 34117E7;34116H5=Manix (180A)* 34116H5;36118C1=Olancha (329D) 36118C1;36118F1=Union Wash (351A) 36118F1;36118E1=Lone Pine (351D)* 36118E1;36118G2=Independence (372C) 36118G2;37118B3=Big Pine (393A) 37118B3;37118D3=Laws (413A) 37118D3;37118D4=Fish Slough (413B) 37118D4;37118E4=Chidago Canyon (432C)* 37118E4;37118E3=Chalfant Valley (432D)* 37118E3;37118H5=River Spring (451A) 37118H5;37118G5=Benton Hot Springs (451D) 37118G5