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Plants

Endangered, Threatened, Proposed, and Candidates in the Upper Midwest

 

American harts-tongue fern

American hart's-tongue fern

American hart's-tongue fern (Asplenium scolopendrium var. americanum)

Status: Threatened, listed July 14, 1989

 

Habitat: Cool limestone sinkholes in mature hardwood forest

 

Lead Region: 4

 

Region 3 Lead Office: East Lansing, Michigan Field Office

 

Range: Alabama, Michigan, New York, Tennessee

 

Fact Sheet

Species Profile linked to National USFWS website

 

Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens)

Decurrent False Aster webpage

 

Dwarf lake iris (Iris lacustris)

Status: Threatened, listed September 28, 1988

 

Habitat: Partially shaded sandy-gravelly soils on lakeshores

 

Lead Region: 3

 

Region 3 Lead Office: East Lansing, Michigan Field Office

 

Range: Michigan, Wisconsin

 

Life History, Ecology, and Regulatory Information

Fact sheet
Species Profile linked to National USFWS website

 
Recovery

Recovery Plan (August 1, 2013)

2006 S6 Grant Project - Great Lakes Shoreline Project (Michigan)

 

Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)

Eastern Prairie Fringed Orchid Home

 

Fassett's locoweed (Oxytropis campestris var. chartacea)

Fassett's locoweed Home

 

Geocarpon (no common name) (Geocarpon minimum)

Status: Threatened, listed June 16, 1987

 

Habitat: Moist soils in exposed sandstone glades

 

Lead Region: 4

 

Region 3 Lead Office: ColumbiaES, Missouri Field Office

 

Range: Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Texas

 

Fact sheet

 

Species Profile linked to National USFWS website


Houghton's goldenrod (Solidago houghtonii)

Status: Threatened, listed July 18, 1988

 

Habitat: Sandy flats along Great Lakes shores

 

Lead Region: 3

 

Region 3 Lead Office: East Lansing, Michigan Field Office

 

Range: Michigan, New York

 

Life History, Ecology, and Regulatory Information

Fact sheet

Michigan Department of Natural Resources Fact Sheet (PDF)

Species Profile

 

Recovery

2006 S6 Grant Project - Great Lakes Shoreline Project (Michigan)

 

Lakeside daisy(Hymenoxys acaulis var. glabra)

Lakeside Daisy Home

 

Leafy prairie-clover (Delea foliosa)

Status: Endangered, listed May 1, 1991

 

Habitat: Prairie remnants on thin soil over limestone (Des Plaine River floodplain)

 

Lead Region: 4

 

Region 3 Lead Office: Chicago Illinois Field Office

 

Range: Alabama, Illinois, Tennessee

 

USFWS Fact sheet


USFWS Chicago Field Office's Species Spotlight

 

Leafy Prairie-clover Recovery Plan (5.87MB PDF)

 

Leedy's roseroot (Rhodiola integrifolia ssp. leedyi)

Status: Threatened, listed April 22, 1992

 

Habitat: Cool, wet groundwater-fed limestone cliffs

 

Lead Region: 3

 

Region 3 Lead Office: Wisconsin - Minnesota Field Office

 

Range: driftless area of southeastern Minnesota

 

Fact sheet

 

Federal Register Final Rule: Technical Corrections for Three Midwest Region Plant Species (Sept. 14, 2010) - - includes Leedy's roseroot


Mead's milkweed (Asclepias meadii)

Mead's milkweed webpage

 

Michigan monkey-flower (Mimulus michiganensis)

Status: Endangered, listed June 21, 1990

 

Habitat: Soils saturated with cold flowing spring water; found along seepages, streams and lakeshores

 

Lead Region: 3

 

Region 3 Lead Office: East Lansing, Michigan Field Office

 

Range: Michigan

 

Life History, Ecology, and Regulatory Information

Federal Register Final Rule: Technical Corrections for Three Midwest Region Plant Species (Sept. 14, 2010) - - includes Michigan monkey-flower

 

Fact sheet

 

Species Profile

 

Michigan Natural Features Inventory Department of Natural Resources Fact Sheet

html version

PDF version

 

Recovery

Michigan Monkey-Flower 5-Year Review - May 2011 (19-page PDF Adobe pdf icon)

 

2011 Preventing Extinction Grant - Michigan Monkeyflower Preventing Extinction Funding Request (3-page PDF) This grant request was funded.

 

2006 S6 Grant Project - Great Lakes Shoreline Project (Michigan)

 

Minnesota dwarf trout lily (Erythronium propullans)

Minnesota Dwarf Trout Lily Home - links to our FWS Twin Cities Field Office website

 

Missouri bladderpod (Physaria filiformis)

Missouri bladderpod web pages

 

Northern monkshood (Aconitum noveborancense)

Photo

 

Life History, Ecology, and Regulatory Information

Fact sheet

 

Recovery

Recovery Land Acquisition Grant (2010): Chase Creek Algific Talus Slope State Natural Area (Grant County, WI) $180,000

 

2006 S6 Grant Project - Great Lakes Shoreline Project (Michigan)

 

2006 Recovery Land Acquisition Grant: Northern Monkshood and Iowa Pleistocene Snail Recovery Land Acquisition (Clayton County, IA)

 

Recovery Plan for Northern Monkshood (1983) Adobe PDF icon 83-page PDF; 7.5MB

 

Pitcher's thistle (Cirsium pitcheri)

Photo

 

Natural History, Ecology, and Regulatory Information

USFWS Fact sheet
USFWS Chicago Field Office's Species Spotlight

 

Recovery

2006 S6 Grant Project - Great Lakes Shoreline Project (Michigan)

 

5 Year Review - February 2, 2010 Adobe PDF icon 29-page PDF

 

Pitcher's Thistle Recovery Plan Adobe PDF icon PDF

 

Pondberry (Lindera melissifolia)

Photo

 

Life History and Listing Information

 

Prairie bush clover (Lespedeza leptostachya)

Photo

 

Prairie Bush Clover Natural History, Ecology, and Regulatory Information

Fact sheet

 

Prairie Bush Clover Recovery

Recovery Land Acquisition Grant (2010): Empire Prairies State Natural Area (Dane County, WI) $405,523

 

Private Stewardship Grant (May 2007): Restore Native Prairie and Oak Savanna Communities In the Little Sioux Watershed in Northwest Iowa – Buena Vista, Cherokee, Clay, Dickinson, and O’Brien Counties, Iowa – ($81,000*)

 

Section 6 Grant Project (2006): Determination of the status of Piping Plovers, Eastern Prairie Fringed Orchid, Prairie Bush Clover, Fassett's Locoweed, and implement recovery management for Karner Blue Butterfly and Fassett's Locoweed (Wisconsin)

 

S6 Grant Project (2006): Recovery activities for selected federally listed species in Minnesota

 

1988: Prairie Bush Clover Recovery Plan (11MB PDF)

 

Price's potato-bean (Apios priceana)

Photo

 

Fact sheet

 

Running buffalo clover (Trifolium stoloniferum)

Status: Endangered

Running Buffalo Clover Home

 

Short's bladderpod (Lesquerella globosa)

Status: Proposed Endangered

Proposed Critical Habitat

Species Profile

 

Short's goldenrod (Solidago shortii)

Southeast Region Species Account

 

Small whorled pogonia (Isotria medeoloides)

Photo

 

Fact sheet
Recovery Land Acquisition Grant (2005)

 

Virginia sneezeweed (Helenium virginicum)

Life History and Listing Information

 

Recovery Information

Section 6 Grant Project: Surveys for Virginia Sneezeweed (Helenium virginicum) & New Populations of Virginia Spiraea (Spiraea virginiana) in Ohio

 

Virginia spiraea (Spiraea virginiana)

Life History, Ecology, and Regulatory Information

Species Profile linked to National USFWS website

 

Recovery Information

Section 6 Grant Project: Surveys for Virginia Sneezeweed (Helenium virginicum) & New Populations of Virginia Spiraea (Spiraea virginiana) in Ohio

 

Western prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera praeclara)

 

Photo Photo Credit: National Park Service

 
Western Prairie Fringed Orchid Natural History, Ecology and Regulatory Information

Fact sheet

 

Western Prairie Fringed Orchid Recovery

5-Year Review (February 2009)

 

Recovery Land Acquisition Grant (2010): Western prairie fringed orchid – Steele Prairie State Preserve  (Cherokee County, IA) $259,500.

 

Private Stewardship Grant (May 2007): Southern Iowa Oak Savanna and Grand River Grassland Cooperative Restoration Initiative – Clarke, Decatur and Lucas Counties, Iowa; Ringgold County, Missouri – ($193,625*)

 

Private Stewardship Grant (May 2007): Restore Native Prairie and Oak Savanna Communities In the Little Sioux Watershed in Northwest Iowa – Buena Vista, Cherokee, Clay, Dickinson, and O’Brien Counties, Iowa – ($81,000*)

 

2006 S6 Grant Project: Recovery activities for selected federally listed species in Minnesota

 

Western Prairie Fringed Orchid S7 Guidance

Section 7 Guidance - Determining Whether Western Prairie Fringed Orchid (Platanthera praeclara) May be Present in a Project Area in Minnesota

 

Midwest Endangered Species Home

 

Last updated: April 14, 2014