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Shasta Pincushion (Chaenactis suffrutescens)

  • Global Rank: G3 - Vulnerable
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 151855
  • Lifeform: Subshrub
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Where is Shasta Pincushion (Chaenactis suffrutescens) located in the wild?

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Shasta Pincushion can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Shasta Pincushion (Chaenactis suffrutescens)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

Conservation Actions

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, Rae Selling Berry Seed Bank & Plant Conservation Program holds 3 accessions of Chaenactis suffrutescens in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 1056 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, Rae Selling Berry Seed Bank & Plant Conservation Program has collected 3 seed accessions of Chaenactis suffrutescens from 2 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 48 maternal plants

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Taxon Chaenactis suffrutescens
Authority A. Gray
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 8109
ITIS 36999
Duration Perennial
Common Names Shasta chaenactis
Associated Scientific Names Chaenactis suffrutescens | Chaenactis suffrutescens var. incana | Chaenactis suffrutescens var. suffrutescens
State Rank
State State Rank
California S3
Ecological Relationships


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