CPC Plant Profile: Newhall Sunflower
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Newhall Sunflower (Helianthus inexpectatus)

  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 858270
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 10/26/2021

Participating Institutions
  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 8 accessions of Helianthus inexpectatus in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 16010 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 4 seed accessions of Helianthus inexpectatus from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 32 maternal plants

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Taxon Helianthus inexpectatus
Authority D.J. Keil & Elvin
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 44927
Common Names
Associated Scientific Names Helianthus inexpectatus
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1

Ecological Relationships

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