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San diego needle grass (Stipa diegoensis)

  • Global Rank: N/A
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Poaceae
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  • Lifeform: Graminoid
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/15/2020

Where is San diego needle grass (Stipa diegoensis) located in the wild?

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Conservation Actions

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, San Diego Zoo Global holds 1 accessions of Stipa diegoensis in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 11563 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, San Diego Zoo Global has collected 1 seed accessions of Stipa diegoensis from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 72 maternal plants

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Taxon Stipa diegoensis
Authority Swallen
Family Poaceae
CPC Number 12621
ITIS 42162
Duration Perennial
Common Names
Associated Scientific Names Stipa diegoensis
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