CPC Plant Profile: San Benito Evening-primrose
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San Benito Evening-primrose (Camissonia benitensis)

Description
  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Threatened
  • Family: Onagraceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 135037
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

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Updates
  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden holds 1 accessions of Camissonia benitensis in orthodox seed collection. We are uncertain as to how many total seeds are in this collection.

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, University of California Botanical Garden holds 1 accessions of Camissonia benitensis in orthodox seed collection. We are uncertain as to how many total seeds are in this collection.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden has collected 1 seed accessions of Camissonia benitensis from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass an unknown number of maternal plants

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, University of California Botanical Garden has collected 1 seed accessions of Camissonia benitensis from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass an unknown number of maternal plants

  • 01/01/2010

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  • 01/01/2010

4 new populations in CA restricted to 9 small, isolated populations along Clear and San Carlos Creeks in San Benito Co., CA

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Nomenclature
Taxon Camissonia benitensis
Authority Raven
Family Onagraceae
CPC Number 710
ITIS 27465
USDA
Common Names San Benito Evening-primrose
Associated Scientific Names Camissonia benitensis
Distribution NA
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Habitat

riparian serpentine, alluvial flats

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID
Reintroduction
Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting
Bureau of Land Management California Reintroduction 2012

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