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Hoover's Downingia (Downingia bella)

  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Campanulaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 159734
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 10/13/2022

Where is Hoover's Downingia (Downingia bella) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Hoover's Downingia can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Hoover's Downingia (Downingia bella)?

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

  • 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 Downingia bella in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 2000 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 1 seed accessions of Downingia bella from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 100 maternal plants

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Taxon Downingia bella
Authority Hoover
Family Campanulaceae
CPC Number 8441
ITIS 34553
Duration Annual
Common Names Hoover's Downingia
Associated Scientific Names Downingia bella
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