Threatened, Endangered, and Proposed (TEP) Plant Profile

Cistanthe pulchella, Mariposa pussypaws.
Mariposa pussypaws, Cistanthe pulchella, showing papery flower bracts. Sierra National Forest, California. Photo by Dean William Taylor.

Cistanthe pulchella, Mariposa pussypaws.
Mariposa pussypaws habitat, Sierra National Forest, California. Photo by Dean William Taylor.

Cistanthe pulchella, Mariposa pussypaws range map.
Cistanthe pulchella range map.

Cistanthe pulchella, Mariposa pussypaws

ESA Status

Visit the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Species Profile link below for links to listing and other USFWS documents.

  • Listed as: Calyptridium pulchellum
  • PLANTS Database Name: Cistanthe pulchella
  • Listed Threatened 1998 (PDF, 113 KB)

Threats

  • Residential and commercial development of habitat
  • Extirpation from random demographic, environmental and/or genetic events, because of small population size

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

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