California Botanic Garden made a conservation seed collection on BLM land in Nevada.
Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 2 accessions of Grindelia fraxinipratensis in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 25552 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.
Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden has collected 2 seed accessions of Grindelia fraxinipratensis from 2 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 81 maternal plants
9-12 EOs in Ash Meadows Preserve, dependent on constant water supply.
Ground Water withdrawal,
Trampling by wild horses
Extant populations are scattered throughout the areas at sites that have not been disturbed within Ash Meadows, NV and adjacent area in California.
656,890 are estimated within Nevada.
Nmbers within California are unknown.
Surveys done within NV in 2009.
Ex-situ seed conservation and
Seeds of this species are not represented in an ex-situ collection. This is a high priority for the US Fish and Wildlife Service.
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