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Bahama Sachsia (Sachsia polycephala)

Photo Credit: B Harding
  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • State: FL
  • Nature Serve ID: 132399
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 10/24/2018

Where is Bahama Sachsia (Sachsia polycephala) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Bahama Sachsia can be found in Florida

Which CPC Partners conserve Bahama Sachsia (Sachsia polycephala)?

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

Tina Stanley
  • 05/11/2023
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

According to a March 2023 extract of the Florida Plant Rescue Database, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden holds 6 accessions of Sachsia polycephala totalling approximately 534 seeds representing 52 maternal lines.

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Taxon Sachsia polycephala
Authority Griseb.
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 6538
ITIS 504935
Common Names
Associated Scientific Names Sachsia polycephala
State Rank
State State Rank
Florida S2
Ecological Relationships


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