CPC Plant Profile: North Coast False Semaphore Grass
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North Coast False Semaphore Grass (Pleuropogon hooverianus)

Description
  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Poaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 154842
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 10/26/2021

Participating Institutions
Updates
  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 5 accessions of Pleuropogon hooverianus in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 56367 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, Rae Selling Berry Seed Bank & Plant Conservation Program holds 3 accessions of Pleuropogon hooverianus in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 20950 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, Rae Selling Berry Seed Bank & Plant Conservation Program has collected 3 seed accessions of Pleuropogon hooverianus from 2 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 5 maternal plants

  • 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 Pleuropogon hooverianus 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 Pleuropogon hooverianus
Authority (L. Benson) J.T. Howell
Family Poaceae
CPC Number 6479
ITIS 519191
USDA PLHO2
Common Names Hoover's Semaphore Grass | North Coast semaphore grass | North Coast semaphoregrass
Associated Scientific Names Pleuropogon hooverianus | Pleuropogon refractus var. hooverianus | Lophochlaena refracta var. hooverianus | Lophochlaena refracta var. hooveriana
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

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