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El Dorado Mule's-ears (Agnorhiza reticulata)

  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 155918
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 01/17/2019

Where is El Dorado Mule's-ears (Agnorhiza reticulata) located in the wild?

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El Dorado Mule's-ears can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve El Dorado Mule's-ears (Agnorhiza reticulata)?

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, California Botanic Garden holds 4 accessions of Wyethia reticulata in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 1545 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, California Botanic Garden has collected 1 seed accessions of Wyethia reticulata from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass an unknown number of maternal plants

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Taxon Agnorhiza reticulata
Authority (Greene) W.A. Weber
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 4426
ITIS 780172
Duration Perennial
Common Names El Dorado Mule-ears
Associated Scientific Names Wyethia reticulata | Agnorhiza reticulata
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Ecological Relationships

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