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Cuyamaca Rockcress (Boechera hirshbergiae)

  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Brassicaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 129598
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/15/2020

Where is Cuyamaca Rockcress (Boechera hirshbergiae) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Cuyamaca Rockcress can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Cuyamaca Rockcress (Boechera hirshbergiae)?

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Conservation Actions

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, San Diego Zoo Global holds 1 accessions of Boechera hirshbergiae in orthodox seed collection. We are uncertain as to how many total seeds are in this collection.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, San Diego Zoo Global has collected 1 seed accessions of Boechera hirshbergiae from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass an unknown number of maternal plants

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Taxon Boechera hirshbergiae
Authority (S. Boyd) Al-Shehbaz
Family Brassicaceae
CPC Number 46145
Common Names Cuyamaca Rockcress
Associated Scientific Names Arabis hirshbergiae | Boechera hirshbergiae
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1
Ecological Relationships


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