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San Joaquin Saltbush (Extriplex joaquinana)

  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Chenopodiaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 133794
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Where is San Joaquin Saltbush (Extriplex joaquinana) located in the wild?

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San Joaquin Saltbush can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve San Joaquin Saltbush (Extriplex joaquinana)?

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Conservation Actions

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 1 accessions of Extriplex joaquinana in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 26136 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

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Taxon Extriplex joaquinana
Authority (A. Nelson) E.H. Zacharias
Family Chenopodiaceae
CPC Number 45112
ITIS 941384
Duration Annual
Common Names valley spearscale | San Joaquin saltbush
Associated Scientific Names Atriplex patula ssp. spicata | Atriplex joaquiniana | Extriplex joaquiniana | Extriplex joaquinana
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Ecological Relationships


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