CPC Plant Profile: Spinystar
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Spinystar (Escobaria vivipara var. deserti)

  • Global Rank: T2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Cactaceae
  • State: UT, CA, NV, AZ
  • Nature Serve ID: 157355
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/15/2020

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  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 2 accessions of Coryphantha chlorantha in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 875 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 2 seed accessions of Coryphantha chlorantha from 2 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 10 maternal plants

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Taxon Escobaria vivipara var. deserti
Family Cactaceae
CPC Number 47227
Common Names
Associated Scientific Names
State Rank
State State Rank
California SNR
Nevada SNR
Utah S1
Arizona SNR

Ecological Relationships

Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID
Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting

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