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Santa Clara Valley Dudleya (Dudleya abramsii ssp. setchellii)

  • Global Rank: T2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Endangered
  • Family: Crassulaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 137329
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Categories of Interest: Cacti/Succulents
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 01/17/2019

Where is Santa Clara Valley Dudleya (Dudleya abramsii ssp. setchellii) located in the wild?


restricted to rocky outcrops within seerpentine grasslands between 390-990 ft.

States & Provinces:

Santa Clara Valley Dudleya can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Santa Clara Valley Dudleya (Dudleya abramsii ssp. setchellii)?

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, California Botanic Garden holds 6 accessions of Dudleya abramsii subsp. setchellii in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 159346 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

  • 01/01/2010

development, landfill activities, unauthorized dumping, quarry expansion, and off-road vehicles

  • 01/01/2010

20 occurrences in the Coyote Valley area

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Taxon Dudleya abramsii ssp. setchellii
Authority (Jeps.) Morin
Family Crassulaceae
CPC Number 12853
ITIS 894367
Duration Perennial
Common Names Santa Clara Valley dudleya | Santa Clara Valley liveforever
Associated Scientific Names Dudleya setchellii | Dudleya abramsii ssp. setchelii | Dudleya cymosa ssp. setchellii
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Ecological Relationships


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