Sphaeralcea gierischii

Family:
Malvaceae
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CPC Number:
44649
Profile Contributors:
Rita Dodge and Heidi Simper
Sponsorship:
Fully Sponsored

Reference Links

ITIS - Tropicos - USDA Plants - Fish & WildLife

Participating Institutions

The following Participating Institutions are custodians for this species in the CPC National Collection:
Red Butte Garden and Arboretum


The conservation of Sphaeralcea gierischii is fully sponsored.
Rita Dodge and Heidi Simper contributed to this Plant Profile.

Description

There is little known about Sphaeralcea gierischii because this species has only recently been described and there are only 9 populations currently known. It is listed as a candidate for protection under the Endangered Species Act.

Distribution & Occurrence

Pollinators

Protection

Global Rank:
G1
05/18/2005
Guide to Global Ranks
Federal Status:
C
11/10/2009
Guide to Federal Status
Recovery Plan:
No

State / Area Protection

State/Area Rank Status
Arizona S1 S1
Utah S1 S1

Conservation, Ecology & Research

References