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Rough Popcorn-flower (Plagiobothrys hirtus)

  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Endangered
  • Family: Boraginaceae
  • State: OR
  • Nature Serve ID: 145284
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 08/19/2021

Where is Rough Popcorn-flower (Plagiobothrys hirtus) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Rough Popcorn-flower can be found in Oregon

Which CPC Partners conserve Rough Popcorn-flower (Plagiobothrys hirtus)?

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

Center for Plant Conservation
  • 08/19/2021
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

In 2021, CPC contracted Institute for Applied Ecology to recollect seed from a population currently held in long term orthodox seed storage as part of an IMLS-funded seed longevity experiment. The National Laboratory for Genetic Resources Preservation will evaluate how germination tested viability and RNA Integrity of seed lots decline over time in storage.

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Taxon Plagiobothrys hirtus
Authority (Greene) I.M. Johnston
Family Boraginaceae
CPC Number 6476
ITIS 504433
Duration Annual
Common Names Rough Popcorn-flower
Associated Scientific Names Plagiobothrys hirtus
State Rank
State State Rank
Oregon S1
Ecological Relationships


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