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Mojave Desert Plum (Prunus eremophila)

  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Rosaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 736807
  • Lifeform: Shrub
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 03/24/2020

Where is Mojave Desert Plum (Prunus eremophila) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Mojave Desert Plum can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Mojave Desert Plum (Prunus eremophila)?

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, California Botanic Garden holds 1 accessions of Prunus eremophila in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 894 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 Prunus eremophila from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 67 maternal plants

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Taxon Prunus eremophila
Authority Joseph R. Rohrer
Family Rosaceae
CPC Number 47134
ITIS 836778
Duration Perennial
Common Names Mojave desert plum
Associated Scientific Names Prunus eremophila
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Ecological Relationships


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