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Dudleya setchellii

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Dudleya setchellii

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Saxifragales
Familia: Crassulaceae
Subfamilia: Echeverioideae
Genus: Dudleya
Species: Dudleya setchellii

Name

Dudleya setchellii (Jeps.) Britton & Rose

References

* Bulletin of the New York Botanical Garden 3:15. 1903
* USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Data from 07-Oct-06]. 402251


Vernacular names
English: Santa Clara Valley Dudleya

Dudleya setchellii, the Santa Clara Valley Dudleya, is a member of the Dudleya genus of succulent perennials, members of the family Crassulaceae. The Santa Clara Valley Dudleya, endemic to the Santa Clara Valley region in the southern San Francisco Bay Area, was listed on February 3, 1995, as an endangered species.

Description

The Dudleya setchellii plant blooms in the spring, with pale yellow flowers on vertical stems about a foot high.
Distribution

Dudleya setchellii is found only in the Coyote Valley area of southern Santa Clara County, California, mostly on rocky outcrops within serpentine grasslands on Tulare Hill and Santa Teresa Hill west of Coyote Creek in south San Jose and south of Metcalf Canyon east of Coyote Creek.
References

Dudleya and Hassenthaus Handbook, Paul Thompson 1993, Bonsall Publications, 248 pp


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