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Parry Sandpaper-plant (Petalonyx parryi)

Petalonyx parryi blooming in situ in Nevada.

Photo Credit: Peri Lee Pipkin
  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Loasaceae
  • State: AZ, NV, UT
  • Nature Serve ID: 138576
  • Lifeform: Subshrub, Shrub
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 01/09/2024

Where is Parry Sandpaper-plant (Petalonyx parryi) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Parry Sandpaper-plant can be found in Arizona, Nevada, Utah

Which CPC Partners conserve Parry Sandpaper-plant (Petalonyx parryi)?

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

Tina Stanley
  • 01/09/2024
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Red Butte Garden has sent at least 1,300 wild-collected seeds of Petalonyx parryi to the USDA-ARS National Laboratory for Genetic Resources Preservation for long term storage.

Tina Stanley
  • 01/09/2024
  • Seed Collection Orthodox Seed Banking

Between 2013 and 2014, Red Butte Garden staff made 4 wild seed collections representing more than 4,200 seeds from 195 individuals of Petalonyx parryi. Over 2,900 of these seeds are held in long term storage at Red Butte Garden.

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Taxon Petalonyx parryi
Family Loasaceae
CPC Number 46422
Duration Perennial
Common Names
Associated Scientific Names
State Rank
State State Rank
Nevada SNR
Utah S1
Arizona S1
Ecological Relationships


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