Frasera albomarginata var. albomarginata
Common Name: desert green-gentian
Family: Gentianaceae
Synonyms: Swertia albomarginata
Element Code: PDGEN05021
Full Name: Frasera albomarginata S. Watson var. albomarginata

Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 13
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    0 0 0 0 0 13
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    5 8
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    13 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Previously CRPR 4.3; rarer than originally thought. Known in CA mostly from the New York Mtns. Possibly threatened by grazing. See Botany of the King Exploration, p. 280 (1871) for original description.
  • 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: 2016-11-01
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 1370 - 2315 meters
  • California Endemic: no
  • States: California, Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, Utah
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Inyo (INY),  San Bernardino (SBD)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Pinto Valley (200A) 35115B3,  Mid Hills (200B) 35115B4,  Columbia Mtn. (200C) 35115A4,  Cima (201A) 35115B5,  Ivanpah (225D) 35115C3,  Dry Mountain (370A) 36117H5,  Last Chance Mtn. (410C) 37117C6
  • 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 651
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 ].

35115B3=Pinto Valley (200A) 35115B3;35115B4=Mid Hills (200B) 35115B4;35115A4=Columbia Mtn. (200C) 35115A4;35115B5=Cima (201A) 35115B5;35115C3=Ivanpah (225D) 35115C3;36117H5=Dry Mountain (370A) 36117H5;37117C6=Last Chance Mtn. (410C) 37117C6