CPC Plant Profile: Horrid Herrickia
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Horrid Herrickia (Herrickia horrida )

Description
  • Global Rank: G3 - Vulnerable
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • State:
  • Nature Serve ID: 147254
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 10/08/2021

Participating Institutions
Updates
Center for Plant Conservation
  • 10/08/2021
  • Seed Collection

Jim Locklear of Lauritzen Gardens collected Canadian River spiny aster (Eurybia horrida var. horrida syn. Herrickia horrida) (G3) in the Mills Canyon area of the Kiowa National Grassland on October 5 and 6, 2018. On his collecting day, a few were still in flower but most were in fruit. He collected seed from 40 different individual plants. Per the contract between the Center for Plant Conservation and the USFS Region 3, he tried to collect a sample of about 60 seeds per plant and recorded GPS location data for the collections.  

Center for Plant Conservation
  • 10/08/2021
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Jim Locklear of Lauritzen Gardens collected Canadian River spiny aster (Eurybia horrida var. horrida syn. Herrickia horrida) (G3) in the Mills Canyon area of the Kiowa National Grassland on October 5 and 6, 2018. He collected seed from 40 different individual plants. Per the contract between the Center for Plant Conservation and the USFS Region 3, he tried to collect a sample of about 60 seeds per plant.  Seed collections were divided and duplicated between Lauritzen Gardens and the National Laboratory for Genetic Resources Preservation in Fort Collins, CO. 

Center for Plant Conservation
  • 10/08/2021
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Jim Locklear of Lauritzen Gardens collected Canadian River spiny aster (Eurybia horrida var. horrida syn. Herrickia horrida) (G3) in the Mills Canyon area of the Kiowa National Grassland on October 5 and 6, 2018. He collected seed from 40 different individual plants. Per the contract between the Center for Plant Conservation and the USFS Region 3, he tried to collect a sample of about 60 seeds per plant.  Seed collections were divided and duplicated between Lauritzen Gardens and the National Laboratory for Genetic Resources Preservation in Fort Collins, CO. 

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Nomenclature
Taxon Herrickia horrida
Authority Woot. & Standl.
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 449616
ITIS 502958
USDA EUHO4
Common Names Horrid Herrickia | Canadian River spiny aster
Associated Scientific Names Aster horridus | Eurybia horrida | Eurybia horrida var. horrida
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
Colorado S1
New Mexico S3
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