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Mead's owl's-clover (Castilleja ambigua var. meadii)

  • Global Rank: T1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Orobanchaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 885188
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/05/2022

Where is Mead's owl's-clover (Castilleja ambigua var. meadii) located in the wild?

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Mead's owl's-clover can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Mead's owl's-clover (Castilleja ambigua var. meadii)?

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
  • 12/05/2022
  • Seed Collection Orthodox Seed Banking

UC Santa Cruz Arboretum and Botanic Garden collected this species from the wild in July, 2022, and holds it in seed collection as part of the California Plant Rescue seed banking initiative.

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Taxon Castilleja ambigua var. meadii
Authority J.M. Egger & J.A. Ruygt
Family Orobanchaceae
CPC Number 46922
Duration Annual
Common Names Mead's owl's-clover
Associated Scientific Names Castilleja ambigua var. meadii
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1
Ecological Relationships


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