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Cymopterus ripleyi var. ripleyi

Scientific Name:Cymopterus ripleyi var. ripleyi
Common name:Ripley biscuitroot
Rank and Status   
Global Rank:G3G4T2?Q Native Status:Native
Subnational (State) Rank:S2? Endemic:Yes
US ESA Status:None Sand Dunes:Yes
NNHP Tracking Status:Watch List Wetland:No
Distribution (NV Counties)

Status: Predicted or probable


Status: Confident or certain

Summary Occurrence Data
Occurrence Count:15
Total Observed Area (hectares):3
Maximum Known Elevation (m):1823
Minimum Known Elevation (m):1335
Cymopterus ripleyi var. ripleyi data at NatureServe
Cymopterus ripleyi var. ripleyi photos and data at Encyclopedia of Life
Character Abstract
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Habitat Comments:Deep loose sandy soils of stabilized dunes, dune skirt areas, aeolian deposits, and alluvial drainage areas in the shadscale, sagebrush, and lower pinyon-juniper zones with Atriplex confertifolia, A. canescens, Psorothamnus polydenius, Achnatherum hymenoides, Tetradymia, Astragalus callithrix, Sarcobatus vermiculatus, Chrysothamnus, Grayia, etc.
Ecology Comments:
Inventory Comments:Not yet systematically surveyed in Nevada.
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Version Date:02/02/1999 - 12:00am

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