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Comanche Point Layia (Layia leucopappa)

  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 148310
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Where is Comanche Point Layia (Layia leucopappa) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Comanche Point Layia can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Comanche Point Layia (Layia leucopappa)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

Conservation Actions

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden holds 2 accessions of Layia leucopappa in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 3470 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, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden has collected 2 seed accessions of Layia leucopappa from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 53 maternal plants

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Taxon Layia leucopappa
Authority Keck
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 2447
ITIS 37869
Duration Annual
Common Names Comanche Layia | Comanche Point Layia | Comanche Point tidytips
Associated Scientific Names Layia leucopappa
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1
Ecological Relationships


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