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

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

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

Ecological Relationships

Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID
Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting

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