CPC Plant Profile: Marcescent Dudleya
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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
  • 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

Participating Institutions
  • 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
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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