CPC Plant Profile: Beach Tidy-tips
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Beach Tidy-tips (Layia carnosa)

Description
  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Endangered
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 139784
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 09/18/2021

succlent winter annual

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

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden holds 6 accessions of Layia carnosa in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 880 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, California Botanic Garden holds 4 accessions of Layia carnosa in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 15406 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, National Laboratory for Genetic Resource Preservation (USDA-ARS) holds 1 accessions of Layia carnosa in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 100 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, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden has collected 7 seed accessions of Layia carnosa from 2 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 79 maternal plants

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden has collected 2 seed accessions of Layia carnosa from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 18 maternal plants

  • 01/01/2010

scattered populations in six dune systems

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Nomenclature
Taxon Layia carnosa
Authority Torr. & A. Gray
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 8199
ITIS 37856
USDA LACA4
Common Names Beach layia | Beach Tidy-tips | beach tidytips
Associated Scientific Names Layia carnosa | Madaroglossa carnosa
Distribution NA
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Habitat

dune systems

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
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