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Artist's Popcorn-flower (Plagiobothrys chorisianus var. chorisianus)

  • Global Rank: G3 - Vulnerable
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Boraginaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 128436
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Where is Artist's Popcorn-flower (Plagiobothrys chorisianus var. chorisianus) located in the wild?

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Artist's Popcorn-flower can be found in California

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Conservation Actions

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, University of California-Santa Cruz Arboretum & Botanic Garden holds 2 accessions of Plagiobothrys chorisianus in orthodox seed collection. We are uncertain as to how many total seeds are in this collection.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, University of California-Santa Cruz Arboretum & Botanic Garden has collected 2 seed accessions of Plagiobothrys chorisianus 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 Plagiobothrys chorisianus var. chorisianus
Authority (Cham.) I.M. Johnston
Family Boraginaceae
CPC Number 10452
ITIS 529684
Duration Annual
Common Names artist's popcornflower
Associated Scientific Names Plagiobothrys chorisianus | Krynitzkia chorisiana | Myosotis chorisiana | Plagiobothrys chorisianus var. chorisianus
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