CPC Plant Profile: Seaside Bird's-beak
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Seaside Bird's-beak (Cordylanthus rigidus ssp. littoralis)

Description
  • Global Rank: T2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Orobanchaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 139665
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/15/2020

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Updates
  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden holds 1 accessions of Cordylanthus rigidus subsp. littoralis in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 5585 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

  • 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 Cordylanthus rigidus subsp. littoralis in orthodox seed collection. We are uncertain as to how many total seeds are in this collection.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden has collected 1 seed accessions of Cordylanthus rigidus subsp. littoralis from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 50 maternal plants

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Native Plant Society has collected 1 seed accessions of Cordylanthus rigidus subsp. littoralis from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass an unknown number of maternal plants

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Nomenclature
Taxon Cordylanthus rigidus ssp. littoralis
Authority (Ferris) Chuang & Heckard ined.
Family Orobanchaceae
CPC Number 6192
ITIS 523894
USDA
Common Names Seaside Bird's-beak
Associated Scientific Names Cordylanthus rigidus ssp. littoralis
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
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Reintroduction
Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting

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