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Orcutt's Brodiaea (Brodiaea orcuttii)

  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Liliaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 129441
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Where is Orcutt's Brodiaea (Brodiaea orcuttii) located in the wild?

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Orcutt's Brodiaea can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Orcutt's Brodiaea (Brodiaea orcuttii)?

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, San Diego Zoo Global holds 8 accessions of Brodiaea orcuttii in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 28756 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, San Diego Zoo Global has collected 8 seed accessions of Brodiaea orcuttii from 6 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 825 maternal plants

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Taxon Brodiaea orcuttii
Authority (Greene) Baker
Family Liliaceae
CPC Number 637
ITIS 42815
Duration Perennial
Common Names Orcutt's Brodiaea
Associated Scientific Names Brodiaea orcuttii | Hookera orcuttii | Hookera multipedunculata | Brodiaea filifolia var. orcuttii
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Ecological Relationships


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