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Marcescent Dudleya (Dudleya cymosa ssp. marcescens)

  • Global Rank: T2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Threatened
  • Family: Crassulaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 160653
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Categories of Interest: Cacti/Succulents
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 01/17/2019

succulent, rosette-forming perennial in the stonecrop family. distinguished from other subspecies by the habit of the rosette leaves withering in the summer

Where is Marcescent Dudleya (Dudleya cymosa ssp. marcescens) located in the wild?

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Marcescent Dudleya can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Marcescent Dudleya (Dudleya cymosa ssp. marcescens)?

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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 Dudleya cymosa subsp. marcescens in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 681 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 Dudleya cymosa subsp. marcescens from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 68 maternal plants

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Taxon Dudleya cymosa ssp. marcescens
Authority Moran
Family Crassulaceae
CPC Number 1523
ITIS 524019
Duration Perennial
Common Names marescent dudleya | Santa Monica Mountains Dudleya | Santa Monica Mountains Liveforever
Associated Scientific Names Dudleya cymosa ssp. marcescens | Dudleya marcescens
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Ecological Relationships


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