Atriplex tularensis
Common Name: Bakersfield smallscale
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Element Code: PDCHE04240
Full Name: Atriplex tularensis Cov.

Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 5
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    0 0 0 0 5 0
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    5 0
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    2 1 2
Notes Glossary
  • Two historical occurrences extirpated by agriculture; only remaining occurrence at Kern Lake Preserve is presumed extirpated and is likely an undescribed form of A. serenana, not A. tularensis as previously thought. Threatened by habitat loss, lowering of water table, and hybridization with A. serenana. See Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 4:182 (1893) for original description, and Fremontia 19(2):15-18 (1991) for species account and discussion of management.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 1974-01-01
  • Last Update: 2013-07-10
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 90 - 200 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Kern (KRN) *
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Weed Patch (214B)* 35118B8,  Coal Oil Canyon (215D)?* 35119A1,  Lamont (239C)* 35118C8,  Gosford (240D)* 35119C1
  • 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 209
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 ].

35118B8=Weed Patch (214B)* 35118B8;35119A1=Coal Oil Canyon (215D)?* 35119A1;35118C8=Lamont (239C)* 35118C8;35119C1=Gosford (240D)* 35119C1