The following Participating Institutions are custodians for this species in the CPC National Collection:
Red Butte Garden and Arboretum
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
The conservation of Grindelia fraxinopratensis is fully sponsored.
Rita Dodge and Sarah Kulpa contributed to this Plant Profile.
G. fraxinopratensis is an erect biennial - perennial forb, reaching 25 to 40 inches in height and has yellow flowers. This xeric adapted species flower during summer and fall. It can be found primarily in saltgrass meadows along streams and surrounding pools and occasionally on open alkali clays at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. This species once blanketed Ash Meadows with a continuous didtribution along the alkali salt flats. Now is found only on those sites undisturbed by agricultural activities or on recovered disturbed sites.
Distribution & Occurrence
Found primarily in saltgrass meadows along streams and surrounding pools and occasionally on open alkali clays at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge.
Found within desert wetland moist soils strongly influenced by seeps and springs.
|Extant populations are scattered throughout the areas at sites that have not been disturbed within Ash Meadows, NV and adjacent area in California.
656,890 are estimated within Nevada.
Nmbers within California are unknown.
Conservation, Ecology & Research
Trampling by wild horses