Species Details

Cymopterus multinervatus

purple-nerve cymopterus

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Scientific Name:
Cymopterus multinervatus (J.M.Coult. & Rose) Tidestr.
Common Name:
purple-nerve cymopterus
Family: Apiaceae
Element Code: PDAPI0U0Q0
USDA Plants Symbol: CYMU2
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G4G5
State Rank:
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.2 to 2B.2 on 2013-06-12
added to 2.2 on 2008-11-20
Add Date: 2008-11-20
Date Edited: 2021-11-05
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Mar-Apr
790 - 1800 meters
2590 - 5905 feet
General Habitat:
  • Mojavean desert scrub
  • Pinyon and juniper woodland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Gravelly (sometimes)
  • Sandy (sometimes)
Threatened by vehicles. Possibly threatened by solar energy development and non-native plants.
Total Occurrences: 49
Element Occurrence Ranks:
0 10 5 5 0 29
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 9
Recent <=20 Years 40
Presumed Extant 49
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Arizona (AZ), Baja California (BA), California (CA), Nevada (NV), New Mexico (NM), Texas (TX), Utah (UT)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Inyo (INY), Riverside (RIV), San Bernardino (SBD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Big Bear City (3411637), Calvada Springs (3511588), Camp Rock Mine (3411666), Castle Peaks (3511532), Cima Dome (3511535), Clark Mtn. (3511555), Cougar Buttes (3411647), Cow Cove (3511536), Crescent Peak (3511542), East of Kingston Spring (3511557), Emerson Lake (3411644), Fawnskin (3411638), Fifteenmile Valley (3411741), Grand View Mine (3411657), Grotto Hills (3511522), Hart Peak (3511531), Hayden (3511515), Hector (3411674), Indian Cove (3411612), Iron Ridge (3411655), Landers (3411634), Lucerne Valley (3411648), Melville Lake (3411645), Mescal Range (3511545), Mid Hills (3511524), Nopah Peak (3611611), Pachalka Spring (3511556), Pinto Valley (3511523), Salsberry Peak (3511684), Signal Hill (3511511), Silver Bell Mine (3411665), Sunshine Peak (3411664), Troy Lake (3411675), Valley Wells (3511546)
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.


Presumed Extant
Counties   Quads