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Dwarf Checker-mallow (Sidalcea malviflora var. uliginosa)

  • Global Rank: T1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Malvaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 132956
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 10/13/2022

Where is Dwarf Checker-mallow (Sidalcea malviflora var. uliginosa) located in the wild?

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Dwarf Checker-mallow can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Dwarf Checker-mallow (Sidalcea malviflora var. uliginosa)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

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 3 accessions of Sidalcea sparsifolia in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 6981 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 3 seed accessions of Sidalcea sparsifolia from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 747 maternal plants

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Taxon Sidalcea malviflora var. uliginosa
Authority (C.L. Hitchc.) S.R. Hill
Family Malvaceae
CPC Number 46303
Common Names Dwarf Checker-mallow
Associated Scientific Names Sidalcea sparsifolia | Sidalcea malviflora var. uliginosa
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