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Beach Spectacle-pod (Dithyrea maritima)

  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Brassicaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 140552
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/15/2020

Where is Beach Spectacle-pod (Dithyrea maritima) located in the wild?

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Beach Spectacle-pod can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Beach Spectacle-pod (Dithyrea maritima)?

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, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden holds 2 accessions of Dithyrea maritima in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 199 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, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden has collected 2 seed accessions of Dithyrea maritima from 2 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 11 maternal plants

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Taxon Dithyrea maritima
Authority A. Davids. ex Torr. & Gray
Family Brassicaceae
CPC Number 1426
ITIS 23120
Duration Perennial
Common Names Beach Spectacle-pod
Associated Scientific Names Dithyrea maritima
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1
Ecological Relationships

Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID
Mining bees Andrena Not Specified Link
Anthophorine bees Anthophorula Not Specified Link
Melittid bees Hesperapis Not Specified Link
Mining bees Perdita Not Specified Link

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