CPC Plant Profile: Western Leatherwood
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Western Leatherwood (Dirca occidentalis)

Description
  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Thymelaeaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 135068
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 09/28/2021

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

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 2 accessions of Dirca occidentalis in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 1169 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 1 seed accessions of Dirca occidentalis from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass an unknown number of maternal plants

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Nomenclature
Taxon Dirca occidentalis
Authority Gray
Family Thymelaeaceae
CPC Number 9184
ITIS 27128
USDA DIOC3
Common Names western leatherwood
Associated Scientific Names Dirca occidentalis
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

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