CPC Plant Profile: Yellow Pincushion
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Yellow Pincushion (Chaenactis glabriuscula var. orcuttiana)

Description
  • Global Rank: T1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 144907
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 10/26/2021

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

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, San Diego Zoo Global holds 2 accessions of Chaenactis glabriuscula var. orcuttiana in orthodox seed collection. We are uncertain as to how many total seeds are in this collection.

  • 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 Chaenactis glabriuscula var. orcuttiana in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 11492 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, San Diego Zoo Global has collected 2 seed accessions of Chaenactis glabriuscula var. orcuttiana from 2 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 155 maternal plants

  • 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 Chaenactis glabriuscula var. orcuttiana from 2 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 96 maternal plants

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Nomenclature
Taxon Chaenactis glabriuscula var. orcuttiana
Authority (Greene) H.M. Hall
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 44945
ITIS 527254
USDA CHGLO
Common Names Orcutt's yellow pincushion
Associated Scientific Names Chaenactis glabriuscula var. orcuttiana | Chaenactis orcuttiana | Chaenactis tenuifolia var. orcuttiana
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

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