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Common Name Range ***
Acritodon nephophilus Mexico
Adiantum spp. (1) China, Puerto Rico
Aegiphila spp. (3) Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
Alabama Canebrake Pitcher-plant Alabama
Alabama Leather Flower Alabama
Albizia spp. (1) Angola, Argentina, Benin, Brazil, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Cote d'Ivoire, Cuba, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Dominican Republic, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Jamaica, Mauritius, Mexico, New Caledonia, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Republic of Congo, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Togo, Uganda, Venezuela
Aleutian Shield Fern Alaska
Alfaroa spp. (1) Honduras, Mexico
Amargosa Niterwort California, Nevada
American Chaffseed Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
American Mahogany Florida
Andira galeottiana Mexico
Antioch Dunes Evening-primrose California
Apalachicola Rosemary Florida
Applegate's Milk-vetch Oregon
Ariocarpus bravoanus Mexico
Arizona Hedgehog Cactus Arizona
Ashy Dogweed Texas
Autumn Buttercup Utah
Baker's Larkspur California
Banara spp. (1) Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Puerto Rico
Barneby Reed-mustard Utah
Beach Jacquemontia Florida
Beach Layia California
Beautiful Goetzea Puerto Rico
Beautiful Pawpaw Florida
Bedstraw (2) California, Ecuador
Ben Lomond Spineflower California
Ben Lomond Wallflower California
Berberis spp. (2) California, China, Ecuador, India, Kazakhstan, Peru
Big Leaf Mahogany North America
Big-cone Pinyon Mexico
Bitterwood Puerto Rico
Black Lace Cactus Texas
Blowout Penstemon Nebraska
Boreal Felt Lichen Canada
Bradshaw's Desert-parsley Oregon, Washington
Brady Pincushion Cactus Arizona
Braun's Rock-cress Kentucky, Tennessee
Braunton's Milk-vetch California
Britton's Beargrass Florida
Brooksville Bellflower Florida
Brunfelsia spp. (1) Jamaica, Puerto Rico
Bully Tree (5) Belize, Cape Verde, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Portugal, Spain, Yemen
Bunched Arrowhead North Carolina, South Carolina
Burke's Goldfields California
Buxus spp. (1) Jamaica, Kenya, Malawi, Puerto Rico, Tanzania
California Jewelflower California
California Orcutt Grass California
California Seablite California
California Taraxacum California
Calistoga Allocarya California
Campbell's Liverwort California
Cana Gorda Girdlepod Puerto Rico
Canby's Dropwort Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina
Canelo Hills Ladies'-tresses Arizona
Capa rosa Puerto Rico
Caper Shrub (1) Ecuador, Hawaii, India, Mexico, Panama, Peru
Carex spp. (2) California, Ecuador, North Carolina
Carter's Mustard Florida
Catalina Island Mountain-Mahogany California
Celtis spp. (1) Mexico, New Caledonia, Philippines, Texas
Ceratozamia spp. (17) Mexico
Chase's Threeawn Puerto Rico
Chihuahua Spruce Mexico
Chrysophyllum spp. (1) Brazil, Colombia, Cote d'Ivoire, Cuba, Ghana, Peru, Puerto Rico
Chupacallos Puerto Rico
Cigar-box Wood North America
Clara Hunt's Milk-vetch California
Clay Phacelia Utah
Clay-loving Wild-buckwheat Colorado
Clover Lupine California
Coast Redwood California, Oregon
Coastal Dunes Milk-vetch California
Cobana Negra Puerto Rico
Coccoloba spp. (2) Argentina, Bolivia, Cuba, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Puerto Rico
Commoner Lignum Vitae Puerto Rico
Contra Costa Goldfields California
Cook's Lomatium Oregon
Cooley's Meadowrue Florida, North Carolina
Cordia spp. (3) Africa, Central America, North America, South America
Cornus spp. (1) China, Mexico
Coryphantha spp. (8) Arizona, Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
Coussarea spp. (1) Ecuador, Mexico
Coyote Ceanothus California
Crotalaria spp. (1) Cameroon, Florida, Nigeria, Yemen
Cushion Buckwheat California, Nevada
Cyathea spp. (1) Ecuador, Puerto Rico
Cymbopetalum spp. (1) Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama
Dalea spp. (1) Alabama, Ecuador, Illinois, Tennessee
Daphnopsis spp. (1) Cuba, Ecuador, Peru, Puerto Rico
Deltoid Spurge Florida
Dendropanax spp. (1) China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Malaysia, Mexico, Panama, Peru
Dioon spp. (10) Mexico
Diospyros spp. (2) Asia, Australia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, China, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ecuador, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, India, Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Indonesia, Kenya, Laos, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, New Caledonia, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of Congo, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tanzania, Uganda, Vietnam
Dwarf Bear-poppy Utah
Elaeagia spp. (1) Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico
Erigeron spp. (1) Ecuador, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Oregon
Erythrina spp. (2) Cuba, Ecuador, French Polynesia, Indonesia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Tanzania
Eschweilera spp. (1) Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
Escobaria aguirreana Mexico
Etonia Rosemary Florida
Eugenia spp. (7) Brazil, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Cote d'Ivoire, Cuba, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Hawaii, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Laos, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, New Caledonia, Nigeria, Peru, Puerto Rico, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka
Eureka Dune Grass California
False Peyote Mexico
Fig Tree (1) Bolivia, Brazil, Cuba, Ecuador, Guyana, India, Indian Ocean (Reunion), Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Kenya, Mauritius, Mexico, Mozambique, New Caledonia, Philippines, South Africa, Tanzania
Flordia Torreya Florida, Georgia
Florida Golden Aster Florida
Florida Perforate Cladonia Florida
Fountain Thistle California
Four-petal Pawpaw Florida
Fragrant Prickly-apple Florida
Fraser Fir North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
Fringe Tree (1) Brazil, Florida, India, Jamaica, Malaysia, Peru, Venezuela, Zambia
Frye's Limbella Moss Oregon
Furbish Lousewort Canada (New Brunswick), Maine
Gambel's Watercress California
Garrett's Mint Florida
Gaussia gomez-pompae Mexico
Gentian Pinkroot Alabama, Florida
Gentner's Fritillary Oregon
Giant Sequoia United States (California)
Gilia California
Ginoria nudiflora Mexico
Golden Barrel Cactus Mexico
Gowen Cypress California
Great Basin Bristlecone Pine California, Nevada, Utah
Green Pitcher-plant Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee
Greene's Tuctoria California
Gregg's Pine Mexico
Guadalupe Palm Mexico
Guatemalan Fir Mexico
Guthrie's Ground-plum Tennessee
Hairy Orcutt Grass California
Hairy Rattleweed Georgia
Hampea spp. (2) Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama
Harper's Beauty Florida
Harperella Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia
Henriettea spp. (1) Cuba, Puerto Rico
Hickel's Fir Mexico
Hickman's Potentilla California
Higuero de sierra Puerto Rico
Holly (4) Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Malaysia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, Venezuela
Holy Ghost Ipomopsis New Mexico
Holywood Lignum Vitae Florida, Mexico, Puerto Rico
Honduras Mahogany Mexico
Howell's Spineflower California
Hyperbaena spp. (1) Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama
Indian Knob Mountain Balm California
Inga spp. (6) Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Martinique - West Indies, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela, West Indies (Dominica)
Island Malacothrix California
Jatropha spp. (2) Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico
Johnston's Frankenia Mexico (Nuevo Leon), Texas
Juniper (6) Bahamas, Bermuda - North Atlantic Ocean, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico, Portugal, Spain (Canary Islands), West Indies (St. Lucia)
Kansas Aschisma Moss Kansas
Kearney's Blue-star Arizona
Keck's Checker-mallow California
Knowlton Cactus Colorado, New Mexico
Kodachrome Bladderpod Utah
Kuenzler Hedgehog Cactus New Mexico
Lake County Stonecrop California
Lakela's Mint Florida
Lancepod (2) Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
Large-flowered Fiddleneck California
Large-fruited Sand-verbena Texas
Lennea viridiflora Mexico
Lepidium spp. (1) Ecuador, Hawaii, Utah
Leucaena spp. (5) Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico
Licaria spp. (1) Cuba, Mexico
Lidflower (4) Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica, Peru, Puerto Rico
Living Rock Cactus Mexico
Living Stone Cactus Mexico
Llume Palm Puerto Rico
Loch Lomond Coyote Thistle California
Logwood (1) Colombia, Hawaii, India, Jamaica, New Caledonia, Philippines, Puerto Rico
Lompoc Yerba Santa California
Longleaf Pine Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia
Longspurred Mint Florida
Luquillo Mountain Babyboot Orchid Puerto Rico
Lyon's Pentachaeta California
Lyonia spp. (1) Cuba, Puerto Rico
Magnolia (4) Bolivia, China, Colombia, Cuba, India, Mexico, Myanmar, Panama, Taiwan
Maiden Fern (3) Ecuador, Puerto Rico
Mammillaria spp. (24) Mexico
Mancos Milk-vetch Colorado, New Mexico
Manilkara Tree (1) Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guyana, Haiti, Indonesia, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Venezuela
Marsh Earwort Greenland
Martinez Spruce Mexico
Matudaea trinervia Mexico
Maxwell's Girdlepod Puerto Rico
Maytenus spp. (4) Ecuador, Ethiopia, Honduras, Jamaica, Malaysia, Mexico, Panama, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Thailand, Yemen
Menzies' Wallflower California
Metcalf Canyon Jewelflower California
Mexican Flannelbush California, Mexico
Mexican Pistachio Mexico
Michigan Monkey-flower Michigan
Milkwood (1) Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Cuba, Indian Ocean (Mauritius - Reunion Island), Indonesia, Jamaica, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Puerto Rico
Milkwort (2) Ecuador, Greece, Italy, United States (Florida), Yemen
Minnesota Dwarf Trout Lily Minnesota
Monte Guilarte Hollyfern Puerto Rico
Monterey Clover California
Morefield's Leather Flower Alabama
Myrcia spp. (1) Brazil, Ecuador, Jamaica, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico
Napa Bluegrass California
Navasota Ladies'-tresses Texas
Nectandra spp. (4) Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Haiti, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Venezuela
Nelson's Pinyon Mexico
Nipomo Mesa Lupine California
North Park Phacelia Colorado
Northeastern Bulrush Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia
Ocotea spp. (1) Africa, Central America, Mexico, South America
Okeechobee Gourd Florida
Orcutt's Spineflower California
Oregon Checker-mallow California
Oreopanax spp. (4) Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Peru
Osterhout Milkvetch Colorado
Ouratea spp. (1) Colombia, Costa Rica, Ghana, Jamaica, Kenya, Liberia, Mexico, Panama, Sao Tome and Principe, Tanzania
Palo de nigua Puerto Rico
Palo de rosa Puerto Rico
Peebles Navajo Cactus Arizona
Pelos del diablo Puerto Rico
Penland Beardtongue Colorado
Persea spp. (3) Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Suriname
Persistent Trillium Georgia, South Carolina
Peter's Mountain Mallow Virginia
Pilosocereus spp. (1) Brazil, Florida
Pitkin Marsh Lily California
Platanthera spp. (1) Canada, China, Hawaii, United States
Podocarpus spp. (1) Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, North America, Oceanic, South America
Pondberry Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina
Populus spp. (1) Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America (Mexico)
Prickly Pear (4) California, Ecuador, Mexico
Puerto Rico Helmet Orchid Puerto Rico
Quillwort (3) China, Ecuador, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Taiwan
Radiator Plant (1) Cameroon, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Puerto Rico
Recchia simplicifolia Mexico
Relict Trillium Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina
Rhododendron spp. (1) China, Florida, India, Indonesia, Taiwan
Rinorea spp. (1) Brazil, Cameroon, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Mexico, Panama, Sao Tome and Principe, Venezuela
Roan Mountain Bluet North Carolina, Tennessee
Robust Spineflower California
Rock Gnome Lichen North Carolina, Tennessee
Rondeletia spp. (1) Jamaica, Mexico, Peru
Rosewood (2) Brazil, Cambodia, Cameroon, China, Ghana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Laos, Madagascar, Mexico, Myanmar, Nepal, Peru, Tanzania, Thailand, Vietnam
Roystonea spp. (1) Cuba, Mexico
Rugel's Pawpaw Florida
Running Buffalo Clover Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio, West Virginia
Ruth's Golden Aster Tennessee
Salt Marsh Bird's-beak California, Mexico (Baja California)
San Clemente Island Indian Paintbrush California
San Diego Button-celery California
San Diego Mesa-mint California
San Joaquin Wooly-threads California
San Rafael Cactus Utah
Sandlace Florida
Sandplain Gerardia Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island
Sandwort (2) California, Ecuador, Kentucky, Spain, Tennessee
Santa Ana River Woolly-star California
Santa Clara Valley Dudleya California
Santa Cruz Island Rock-cress California
Sapium spp. (1) Argentina, Bolivia, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Mexico, Philippines, Tanzania
Schweinitz's Sunflower North Carolina, South Carolina
Scrub Mint Florida
Sentry Milk-vetch Arizona
Shale Barren Rock-cress Virginia, West Virginia
Short's Goldenrod Kentucky
Short-leaved Rosemary Florida
Showy Indian Clover California
Showy Stickseed Washington
Silene spp. (1) Cameroon, Florida, Georgia (USA), Hawaii, Italy, Spain
Slender Rush-pea Texas
Slender-petaled Mustard California
Small-anthered Bittercress North Carolina, Virginia
Smooth Coneflower Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia
Snakeroot Florida
Soft Bird's-Beak California
Soft-leaved Indian Paintbrush California
Solanum spp. (1) Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Hawaii, Panama, Puerto Rico
Sonoma Spineflower California
Sonoma Sunshine California
South Texas Ambrosia Texas
Spreading Avens North Carolina, Tennessee
Spring Creek Bladderpod Tennessee
St. John's-wort (1) Ecuador, Ethiopia, Florida, Yemen
Star Cactus Mexico, Texas
Styrax spp. (2) Malaysia, Peru, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Suriname, Texas, Vietnam
Symplocos spp. (2) China, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, Sri Lanka, Taiwan
Tectaria estremerana Puerto Rico
Tennessee Purple Coneflower Tennessee
Tennessee Yellow-eyed Grass Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
Terlingua Creek Cat's-eye Texas
Ternstroemia spp. (2) Cameroon, Ecuador, Honduras, Indonesia, Jamaica, Malawi, Malaysia, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Tanzania
Texas Ayenia Mexico, Texas
Texas Poppy-mallow Texas
Texas Prairie Dawn-flower Texas
Texas Wild-rice Texas
Tiburon Jewelflower California
Trichilia spp. (1) Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire, Cuba, Ecuador, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Tanzania, Venezuela
Tropical Lilythorn Puerto Rico
Turtlefat Puerto Rico
Umbrella Tree (1) Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Indonesia, North America, Oceanic, South America
Ventura Marsh Milk-vetch California
Venus Fly Trap North Carolina, South Carolina
Vernonia spp. (1) Cameroon, Ecuador, Indonesia, Nigeria, Puerto Rico, Yemen
Vine Hill Clarkia California
Vitex spp. (2) Cameroon, Costa Rica, Cuba, Guatemala, Honduras, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Panama, Philippines, Tanzania, Vietnam
Walker's Manihot Mexico, Texas
Water-willow (1) Cameroon, Ecuador, Florida, Nigeria, Yemen
West Indian Walnut Puerto Rico
Western Lily California, Oregon
White Bladderpod Texas
White Irisette North Carolina
Wide-leaf Warea Florida
Willow (1) China, Spain, Taiwan, United States (FL, GA)
Wireweed Florida
Wright Fishhook Cactus Utah
Yellow Larkspur California
Yreka Phlox California
Zamia spp. (19) Central America, North America, South America
Zanthoxylum spp. (4) Africa, Central America, Hawaii, North America, South America
Zapata Bladderpod Texas
Ziziphus spp. (1) Kenya, Philippines, Tanzania, United States (Florida)

**What plants are listed here?:

The North America section of this site lists the folllowing plants appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Plants that dwell in or migrate to any part of the North American continent, except Hawaii, which has its own section.
  • Plants of Greenland and adjacent Atlantic islands.
  • Plants of the Mexican Holarctic.
  • Plants of the Gulf of Maine.

Disclaimer:
This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total count of species found on this site as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About EEC page.


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