CPC Plant Profile: Slender-horned Spineflower
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Slender-horned Spineflower (Centrostegia leptoceras)

Description
  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Endangered
  • Family: Polygonaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 150862
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 03/08/1989

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Updates
  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 6 accessions of Dodecahema leptoceras in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 14226 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, California Botanic Garden has collected 6 seed accessions of Dodecahema leptoceras from 6 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 40 maternal plants

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Nomenclature
Taxon Centrostegia leptoceras
Authority Gray
Family Polygonaceae
CPC Number 865
ITIS 510541
USDA
Common Names Slender-horned Spineflower
Associated Scientific Names Centrostegia leptoceras
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
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