CPC Plant Profile: Fine-flower Gilia
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Fine-flower Gilia (Gilia leptantha ssp. leptantha)

Description
  • Global Rank: T2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Polemoniaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 137023
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 09/22/2021

Participating Institutions
Updates
Center for Plant Conservation
  • 08/18/2021
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

In 2021, CPC contracted the California Botanic Garden to recollect seed from a population currently held in long term orthodox seed storage as part of an IMLS-funded seed longevity experiment. The National Laboratory for Genetic Resources Preservation will evaluate how germination tested viability and RNA Integrity of seed lots decline over time in storage.

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 2 accessions of Gilia leptantha subsp. leptantha in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 4788 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 2 seed accessions of Gilia leptantha subsp. leptantha from 2 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 173 maternal plants

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Nomenclature
Taxon Gilia leptantha ssp. leptantha
Authority Parish
Family Polemoniaceae
CPC Number 44941
ITIS 31145
USDA GILEL2
Common Names fineflower gilia
Associated Scientific Names Gilia leptantha ssp. leptantha | Gilia latiflora ssp. leptantha | Gilia leptantha | Gilia leptantha subsp. vivida
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
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