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
Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID
Reintroduction
Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting

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