CPC Plant Profile: Monterey Spineflower
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Monterey Spineflower (Chorizanthe pungens var. pungens)

Description
  • Global Rank: T2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Threatened
  • Family: Polygonaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 129177
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 01/17/2019

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Updates
  • 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 Chorizanthe pungens var. pungens in orthodox seed collection. We are uncertain as to how many total seeds are in this collection.

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, University of California Botanical Garden holds 1 accessions of Chorizanthe pungens var. pungens in orthodox seed collection. We are uncertain as to how many total seeds are in this collection.

  • 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 Chorizanthe pungens var. pungens from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass an unknown number of maternal plants

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, University of California Botanical Garden has collected 1 seed accessions of Chorizanthe pungens var. pungens 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 Chorizanthe pungens var. pungens
Authority Goodman
Family Polygonaceae
CPC Number 929
ITIS 527354
USDA
Common Names Monterey Spineflower
Associated Scientific Names Chorizanthe pungens var. pungens
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
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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