13 Rare Plants - Many Listed as Endangered
The following plants found on San Bruno Mountain are all endemic to California (found only in California) and are considered to be rare. Many are listed as endangered by the California Native Plant Society (CNPS). More information about how plants are listed can be found at the CNPS Rare Plant Program site.
The CNPS has created 5 lists which attempt to categorize plants based on degrees of concern. The rare plants below fall into 2 categories:
List 1B: Plants that are Rare, Threatened, or Endangered in California and Elsewhere
List 4: Plants of Limited Distribution - A Watch List
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Click on species name for Calfora Taxon Report
Click on CNPS List for the species page in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants