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Listed, Delisted, and Recently Petitioned Plants—Region 6

 

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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. 
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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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