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San Diego Mesamint (Pogogyne abramsii)

Photo Credit: Joe Davitt
Description
  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Endangered
  • Family: Lamiaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 145565
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

small annual mint

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Updates
  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, San Diego Zoo Global holds 6 accessions of Pogogyne abramsii in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 44585 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, California Botanic Garden holds 4 accessions of Pogogyne abramsii in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 57837 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, San Diego Zoo Global has collected 6 seed accessions of Pogogyne abramsii from 5 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 664 maternal plants

  • 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 Pogogyne abramsii from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 56 maternal plants

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Nomenclature
Taxon Pogogyne abramsii
Authority J.T. Howell
Family Lamiaceae
CPC Number 3551
ITIS 32639
USDA POAB2
Common Names San Diego Mesa Mint | San Diego pogogyne | San Diego mesamint
Associated Scientific Names Pogogyne abramsii
Distribution NA
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1
Habitat

vernal pools

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID
Bees
Honey bees Confirmed Pollinator Link
Anthophorine bees Confirmed Pollinator Link
Anthophorine bees Confirmed Pollinator Link
Flies
Bee flies Confirmed Pollinator Link
Reintroduction
Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting

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