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Listed, Delisted, and Recently Petitioned Plants - Mountain-Prairie Region

 

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Autumn buttercup. Credit: USFWS.

Autumn buttercup (Ranunculus acriformis aestivalis)
Endangered

Barneby reed-mustard (Schoenocrambe barnebyi). Photo by C.R. Delmatier/NPS.

Barneby reed-mustard (Schoenocrambe barnebyi)
Endangered

Barneby ridge-cress. Credit: USFWS.

Barneby ridge-cress (Lepidium barnebyanum)
Endangered

Blowout penstemon. Photo Credit: FWS/Bellis.

Blowout penstemon (Penstemon haydenii)
Endangered

Clay phacelia. Credit: USFWS.

Clay phacelia (Phacelia argillacea)
Endangered

Clay reed-mustard. Credit: USFWS.

Clay reed-mustard (Schoenocrambe argillacea)
Threatened

Clay-loving wild buckwheat. Credit: USFWS.

Clay-loving wild buckwheat (Eriogonum pelinophilum)
Endangered

Colorado butterfly plant. Credit: USFWS.

Colorado butterfly plant (Gaura neomexicana ssp. coloradensis)
Threatened

Colorado hookless cactus. Credit: USFWS.

Colorado hookless cactus (Sclerocactus glaucus)
Threatened

DeBeque phacelia. Credit: Ellen Mayo.

DeBeque phacelia (Phacelia submutica)
Threatened

Deseret milk-vetch. Credit: Bekee Hotze, USFWS.

Deseret milk-vetch (Astragalus desereticus)
Threatened

Autumn buttercup. Credit: USFWS.

Desert yellowhead (Yermo xanthocephalus)
Threatened

Dudley Bluffs bladderpod next to a U.S. quarter. Credit: USFWS.

Dudley Bluffs bladderpod (Physaria congesta)
Threatened

Dudley Bluffs twinpod. Credit: USFWS.

Dudley Bluffs twinpod (Physaria obcordata)
Threatened

Dwarf bear-poppy. Credit: Daniela Roth / USFWS.

Dwarf bear-poppy (Arctomecon humilis)
Endangered

Gierisch mallow. Credit: USFWS.

Gierisch mallow (Sphaeralcea gierischii)
Endangered

Heliotrope milk-vetch. Credit: Daniela Roth USFWS.

Heliotrope milk-vetch (Astragalus montii)
Threatened

Holmgren milk-vetch. Credit: USFWS.

Holmgren milk-vetch (Astragalus holmgreniorum)
Endangered

Jones cycladenia. Photo used by permission of John Spence, National Park Service.

Jones cycladenia (Cycladenia humilis jonesii)
Threatened

Knowlton's cactus. Credit: Gina Glenne.

Knowlton's cactus (Pediocactus knowltonii)
Endangered

Kodachrome Bladderpod. Credit: USFWS.

Kodachrome bladderpod (Lesquerella tumulosa)
Endangered

Last Chance townsendia. Credit: USFWS.

Last Chance townsendia (Townsendia aprica)
Threatened

Maguire Primrose. Credit: USFWS.

Maguire primrose (Primula maguirei)
Threatened

Mancos milk-vetch. Credit: Gina Glenne.

Mancos milk-vetch (Astragalus humillimus)
Endangered

Meed's milkweed. Credit: Mike Redmer.

Mead's milkweed (Asclepias meadii)
Threatened

Mesa Verde cactus. Credit: Robert Sivinski.

Mesa Verde cactus (Scelerocactus mesae-verdae)
Threatened

Mosquito Range mustard. Credit: USFWS.

Mosquito Range mustard (formerly known as Penland alpine fen mustard) (Eutrema penlandii)
Threatened

Navajo sedge. Credit: USFWS.

Navajo sedge (Carex specuicola)
Threatened

North Park phacelia. Credit: USFWS.

North Park phacelia (Phacelia formosula)
Endangered

Osterhout milk-vetch. Credit: USFWS.

Osterhout milk-vetch (Astragalus osterhoutii)
Endangered

Pagosa skyrocket. Credit:  Ellen Mayo.

Pagosa skyrocket (Ipomopsis polyantha)
Endangered

Parachute beardtongue. Credit: Collin Ewing.

Parachute penstemon (Penstemon debilis)
Threatened

Pariette cactus. Credit: Ben Franklin.

Pariette cactus (Sclerocactus brevispinus)
Threatened

Penland beardtongue. Credit: USFWS.

Penland beardtongue (Penstemon penlandii)
Endangered

San Rafael cactus. Daniela Roth, USFWS.

San Rafael cactus (Pediocactus despainii)
Endangered

Shivwits milk-vetch. Credit: USFWS.

Shivwitz milk-vetch (Astragalus ampullarioides)
Endangered

Shrubby reed-mustard. Credit: Jessi Brunson.

Shrubby reed-mustard (Schoenocrambe suffrutescens)
Endangered

Siler Pincushion Cactus. Credit: Daniela Roth / USFWS.

Siler pincushion cactus (Pediocactus sileri)
Threatened

Spalding’s Catchfly. Credit: Steve Wirt.

Spalding's catchfly (Silene spaldingii)
Threatened

Uinta Basin hookless cactus. Credit: Maria Ulloa, Burea of Land Management.

Uinta Basin hookless cactus (Sclerocactus wetlandicus)
Threatened

Ute ladies'-tresses orchid. Credit: Teresa Prendusi, USDA Forest Service.

Ute ladies'-tresses orchid (Spiranthes diluvialis)
Threatened

Water howellia. Credit: USFWS.

Water howellia (Water howellia)
Threatened

Welsh's milkweed. Credit: USFWS.

Welsh's milkweed (Asclepias welshii)
Threatened

Western prairie fringed orchid. Credit: USFWS.

Western prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera praeclara)
Threatened

Winkler cactus. Credit: Daniela Roth, USFWS.

Winkler cactus (Pediocactus winkleri)
Threatened

Wright fishhook cactus. Credit: Dorde Wright Woodruff & NPS - Tom Clark.

Wright fishhook cactus (Sclerocactus wrightiae)
Endangered

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