CPC Plant Profile: Mucronate Orcutt Grass
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Mucronate Orcutt Grass (Tuctoria mucronata)

Description
  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Endangered
  • Family: Poaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 152644
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 09/22/2021

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 2 accessions of Tuctoria mucronata in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 5064 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

  • 01/01/2010

sheep grazing transmission line alien plants are taking over vernal pools are being herbicided by TNC

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Nomenclature
Taxon Tuctoria mucronata
Authority (Crampton) J. Reeder
Family Poaceae
CPC Number 7046
ITIS 202499
USDA TUMU
Common Names Mucronate Orcutt Grass | Solano Grass | prickley spiralgrass | solano grass | prickly spiralgrass
Associated Scientific Names Tuctoria mucronata | Orcuttia mucronata
Distribution NA
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1
Habitat

vernal pools

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
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