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: Chenopodiaceae
  • State: CA, NV
  • Nature Serve ID: 638276
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

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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 Chenopodiaceae
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

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

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