CPC Plant Profile: Peirson's Pincushion
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Peirson's Pincushion (Chaenactis carphoclinia var. peirsonii)

Description
  • Global Rank: T2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 137303
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 03/13/2020

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 1 accessions of Chaenactis carphoclinia var. peirsonii in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 7580 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 1 seed accessions of Chaenactis carphoclinia var. peirsonii from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 49 maternal plants

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Nomenclature
Taxon Chaenactis carphoclinia var. peirsonii
Authority James D. Morefield
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 46361
ITIS 527248
USDA CHCAP2
Common Names Peirson's pincushion
Associated Scientific Names Chaenactis carphoclinia var. peirsonii | Chaenactis carphoclinia A. Gray var. peirsonii
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
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