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Endangered Species Program

 

The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Endangered Species program is conserving and restoring threatened and endangered species and their ecosystems.

 

 

 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife

Service in the Midwest

 

The Midwest Region includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin. Find a location near you.

 

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Dwaf lake irises.

Photo courtesy of Joel Trick

 

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

 

Dwarf Lake Iris

(Iris lacustris)

 

The dwarf lake iris is protected under the Endangered Species Act as a threatened species. This is a miniature iris with showy blue flowers. It grows around the Great Lakes, near the northern shores of Lakes Huron and Michigan in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Ontario, Canada.

 

Natural 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)

 


Listed Plants

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