CPC Plant Profile: Mecca Aster
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Mecca Aster (Xylorhiza cognata)

  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 132457
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 09/22/2021

Participating Institutions
  • 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 Xylorhiza cognata in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 11502 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 Xylorhiza cognata from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 40 maternal plants

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Taxon Xylorhiza cognata
Authority (H.M. Hall) T.J. Watson
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 4429
ITIS 38696
Common Names Mecca Aster | Mecca woodyaster
Associated Scientific Names Xylorhiza cognata | Aster cognatus | Machaeranthera cognata | Xylorhiza standleyi | Aster standleyi
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2

Ecological Relationships

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