CPC Plant Profile: Santa Cruz Island Bird's-foot-trefoil
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Plant Profile

Santa Cruz Island Bird's-foot-trefoil (Lotus argophyllus var. niveus)

Description
  • Global Rank: T3 - Vulnerable
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 140872
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/15/2020

Taxon and synonym as varified by ITIS.

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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 1 accessions of Acmispon argophyllus var. niveus in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 2244 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

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Nomenclature
Taxon Lotus argophyllus var. niveus
Authority (Greene) Munz
Family Fabaceae
CPC Number 2685
ITIS 528915
USDA
Common Names Santa Cruz Island Silver Hosackia
Associated Scientific Names Lotus argophyllus var. niveus
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
California S3
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID
Reintroduction
Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting

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