CPC Plant Profile: Pahrump Orach
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Pahrump Orach (Atriplex argentea var. longitrichoma)

Description
  • Global Rank: T2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Amaranthaceae
  • State: CA, NV
  • Nature Serve ID: 638276
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 09/22/2021

Participating Institutions
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 Atriplex argentea var. longitrichoma in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 26305 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 Atriplex argentea var. longitrichoma from 2 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 326 maternal plants

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Nomenclature
Taxon Atriplex argentea var. longitrichoma
Authority (Stutz, G.L. Chu & S.C. Sand.) S.L. Welsh
Family Amaranthaceae
CPC Number 44956
ITIS 822925
USDA ATARL
Common Names Pahrump orache | long-hair silverscale
Associated Scientific Names Atriplex argentea var. longitrichoma | Atriplex longitrichoma
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Nevada S1
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

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