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Helianthus nuttallii ssp. parishii
Common Name: Los Angeles sunflower
Family: Asteraceae
Element Code: PDAST4N102
Full Name: Helianthus nuttallii T. & G. ssp. parishii (Gray) Heiser

Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from CDFW
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 7
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    0 0 0 0 5 2
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    7 0
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
    2 2 3
Notes Glossary
  • Last seen in 1937. Extirpated by urbanization. See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 14:7 (1883) for original description, and Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 22(3):147-152 (1969) 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: 1974-01-01
  • Last Update: 2017-04-25
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 10 - 1525 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • Other States:
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Los Angeles (LAX) *,  Orange (ORA) *,  San Bernardino (SBD) *
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Newport Beach (071B)* 3311768,  San Bernardino South (107D)* 3411713,  Pasadena (110B)* 3411822,  Los Angeles (110C)* 3411812,  Hollywood (111D)* 3411813,  Telegraph Peak (134D) 3411735,  Whitaker Peak (163C)* 3411856
  • 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. This data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 892
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
California Native Plant Society, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants of California (online edition, v8-03). Website http://www.rareplants.cnps.org [accessed ].

3311768=Newport Beach (071B)* 3311768;3411713=San Bernardino South (107D)* 3411713;3411822=Pasadena (110B)* 3411822;3411812=Los Angeles (110C)* 3411812;3411813=Hollywood (111D)* 3411813;3411735=Telegraph Peak (134D) 3411735;3411856=Whitaker Peak (163C)* 3411856