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Many-stem Dudleya (Dudleya multicaulis)

  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Crassulaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 135243
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Categories of Interest: Cacti/Succulents
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 01/17/2019

Where is Many-stem Dudleya (Dudleya multicaulis) located in the wild?

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Many-stem Dudleya can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Many-stem Dudleya (Dudleya multicaulis)?

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Conservation Actions

Center for Plant Conservation
  • 07/13/2021
  • Reproductive Research

In 2010, C. E. Jones et al. conducted research on the pollination and reproductive output of Dudleya multicaulis. The corresponding paper can be found here: "Pollination and Reproduction in Natural and Mitigation Populations of the Many-Stemmed Dudleya, Dudleya multicaulis (Crassulaceae)."

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 2 accessions of Dudleya multicaulis in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 3322238 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 multicaulis from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 50 maternal plants

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Taxon Dudleya multicaulis
Authority (Rose) Moran
Family Crassulaceae
CPC Number 1525
ITIS 502176
Duration Perennial
Common Names Many-stemmed Dudleya | Many-stemmed Liveforever | manystem liveforever
Associated Scientific Names Dudleya multicaulis | Hasseanthus elongatus
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Ecological Relationships

Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID
Honey bees Suspected Pollinator Floral Link
Sweat bees Suspected Pollinator Floral Link
Sweat bees Floral Visitor Link
Leaf-cutting bees Floral Visitor Link
Flower beetles Confirmed Pollinator Link
Flower beetles Link
Floral Visitor Link
Syrphid flies Floral Visitor Link

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