CPC Plant Profile: Orcutt's Woody-aster
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Orcutt's Woody-aster (Xylorhiza orcuttii)

Description
  • Global Rank: G3 - Vulnerable
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 142176
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/15/2020

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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 3 accessions of Xylorhiza orcuttii in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 793 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 3 seed accessions of Xylorhiza orcuttii from 2 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 9 maternal plants

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Nomenclature
Taxon Xylorhiza orcuttii
Authority (Vasey & Rose) Greene
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 4432
ITIS 38699
USDA
Common Names Orcutt's Aster
Associated Scientific Names Xylorhiza orcuttii
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
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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