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Southern Hawkweed (Hieracium argutum)

  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 142010
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Where is Southern Hawkweed (Hieracium argutum) located in the wild?

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Southern Hawkweed can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Southern Hawkweed (Hieracium argutum)?

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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 Hieracium argutum in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 4374 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, California Botanic Garden has collected 1 seed accessions of Hieracium argutum from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass an unknown number of maternal plants

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Taxon Hieracium argutum
Authority Nutt.
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 10141
ITIS 37695
Duration Perennial
Common Names southern hawkweed
Associated Scientific Names Hieracium argutum | Hieracium argutum var. argutum | Hieracium argutum var. parishii | Hieracium parishii
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