CPC Plant Profile: California Vervain
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California Vervain (Verbena californica)

Description
  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Threatened
  • Family: Verbenaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 145285
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 09/28/2021

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Updates
  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, University of California Botanical Garden holds 5 accessions of Verbena californica in orthodox seed collection. We are uncertain as to how many total seeds are in this collection.

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 3 accessions of Verbena californica in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 375 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, University of California Botanical Garden has collected 5 seed accessions of Verbena californica from 4 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass an unknown number of maternal plants

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Nomenclature
Taxon Verbena californica
Authority Moldenke
Family Verbenaceae
CPC Number 4374
ITIS 32087
USDA VECA9
Common Names California Vervain | Red Hills vervain
Associated Scientific Names Verbena californica | Verbena polystachya
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

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