CPC Plant Profile: Santa Clara County Lessingia
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Santa Clara County Lessingia (Lessingia micradenia var. glabrata)

Description
  • Global Rank: T2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 141915
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

annual herb

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Updates
  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 5 accessions of Lessingia micradenia var. glabrata in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 5101 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, Rae Selling Berry Seed Bank & Plant Conservation Program holds 2 accessions of Lessingia micradenia var. glabrata 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, California Botanic Garden has collected 1 seed accessions of Lessingia micradenia var. glabrata from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 25 maternal plants

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Native Plant Society has collected 2 seed accessions of Lessingia micradenia var. glabrata from 2 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 130 maternal plants

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Nomenclature
Taxon Lessingia micradenia var. glabrata
Authority (D.D. Keck) Ferris
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 15864
ITIS 528757
USDA LEMIG
Common Names Smooth lessingia
Associated Scientific Names Lessingia micradenia var. glabrata | Lessingia ramulosa var. glabrata
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
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Reintroduction
Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting

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