CPC Plant Profile: Robust Spineflower
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Robust Spineflower (Chorizanthe robusta var. robusta)

Description
  • Global Rank: T1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Endangered
  • Family: Polygonaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 144478
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/15/2020

annual variety of spineflowr in the Pungentes section of the buckwheat family (Polygonaceae).

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Updates
  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, University of California Botanical Garden holds 1 accessions of Chorizanthe robusta var. robusta 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 Botanical Garden has collected 1 seed accessions of Chorizanthe robusta var. robusta 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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Nomenclature
Taxon Chorizanthe robusta var. robusta
Authority S. Wats.
Family Polygonaceae
CPC Number 13344
ITIS 527356
USDA
Common Names Robust Spineflower
Associated Scientific Names Chorizanthe robusta var. robusta
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID
Reintroduction
Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting

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