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Heckner's Lewisia (Lewisia cotyledon var. heckneri)

  • Global Rank: T3 - Vulnerable
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Portulacaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 142287
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 03/26/2020

Where is Heckner's Lewisia (Lewisia cotyledon var. heckneri) located in the wild?

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Heckner's Lewisia can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Heckner's Lewisia (Lewisia cotyledon var. heckneri)?

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Conservation Actions

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, University of California-Santa Cruz Arboretum & Botanic Garden holds 1 accessions of Lewisia cotyledon var. heckneri 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 Native Plant Society has collected 1 seed accessions of Lewisia cotyledon var. heckneri from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 66 maternal plants

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Taxon Lewisia cotyledon var. heckneri
Authority (Morton) Munz
Family Portulacaceae
CPC Number 2525
ITIS 528769
Duration Perennial
Common Names Heckner's Lewisia
Associated Scientific Names Lewisia cotyledon var. heckneri | Oreobroma heckneri
State Rank
State State Rank
California S3
Ecological Relationships


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