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Plants
Common Name Range ***
Acritodon nephophilusMexico
Adiantum spp.Puerto Rico
Aegiphila spp. (3)Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
Alabama Canebrake Pitcher-plantAlabama
Alabama Leather FlowerAlabama
Albizia spp.Mexico
Aleutian Shield FernAlaska
Alfaroa spp.Mexico
Allenanthus hondurensisHonduras, Mexico
Amargosa NiterwortCalifornia, Nevada
American ChaffseedAlabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
American MahoganyCentral and South America, Florida
Andira galeottianaMexico
Antioch Dunes Evening-primroseCalifornia
Antirhea spp. (3)Mexico, Puerto Rico
Apalachicola RosemaryFlorida
Applegate's Milk-vetchOregon
Ariocarpus bravoanusMexico
Arizona Cliff-roseArizona
Arizona Hedgehog CactusArizona
Artichoke CactusMexico
Ashy DogweedTexas
Autumn ButtercupUtah
Baker's CypressCalifornia, Oregon
Baker's LarkspurCalifornia
Banara spp.Puerto Rico
Barneby Reed-mustardUtah
Beach JacquemontiaFlorida
Beach LayiaCalifornia
Beautiful GoetzeaPuerto Rico
Beautiful PawpawFlorida
Bedstraw (2)California
Ben Lomond SpineflowerCalifornia
Ben Lomond WallflowerCalifornia
Berberis spp. (2)California
BeruquilloPuerto Rico
Betula spp.Virginia
Big Leaf MahoganyCentral America, North America, South America
Big-cone PinyonMexico
BitterwoodCuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Venezuela
Black Lace CactusTexas
Blowout PenstemonNebraska
Boreal Felt LichenCanada
Bradshaw's Desert-parsleyOregon, Washington
Brady Pincushion CactusArizona
Braun's Rock-cressKentucky, Tennessee
Braunton's Milk-vetchCalifornia
Bristlecone PineCalifornia, Nevada, Utah
Britton's BeargrassFlorida
Brooksville BellflowerFlorida
Brunfelsia spp.Puerto Rico
Bully Tree (5)Guatemala, Mexico
Bunched ArrowheadNorth Carolina, South Carolina
Burke's GoldfieldsCalifornia
Buxus spp.Puerto Rico
California JewelflowerCalifornia
California Orcutt GrassCalifornia
California SeabliteCalifornia
California TaraxacumCalifornia
Calistoga AllocaryaCalifornia
Cana Gorda GirdlepodPuerto Rico, Saba
Canby's DropwortDelaware, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina
Canelo Hills Ladies'-tressesArizona
Capa rosaPuerto Rico
Caper ShrubMexico
Carex spp. (2)California, North Carolina
Carter's MustardFlorida
Catalina Island Mountain-MahoganyCalifornia
Celtis spp.Mexico, Texas
Central American WalnutGuatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
Ceratozamia spp. (17)Belize, Guatemala, Mexico
Chase's ThreeawnPuerto Rico
Chiangiodendron mexicanumMexico
Chihuahua SpruceMexico
Chrysophyllum spp.Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
ChupacallosPuerto Rico
Cigar-box WoodCentral America, North America, South America
Clara Hunt's Milk-vetchCalifornia
Clay PhaceliaUtah
Clay-loving Wild-buckwheatColorado
Clover LupineCalifornia
Coachella Valley Milk-vetchCalifornia
Coast RedwoodCalifornia, Oregon
Coastal Dunes Milk-vetchCalifornia
Cobana NegraDominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
Coccoloba spp. (2)Mexico, Puerto Rico
Commoner Lignum VitaeCentral and South America, Puerto Rico, Thailand, Virgin Islands (British and US)
Contra Costa GoldfieldsCalifornia
Contra Costa WallflowerCalifornia
Cook's LomatiumOregon
Cooley's MeadowrueFlorida, North Carolina
Cordia spp. (3)Central America, North America
Cornus spp.Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama
Coryphantha spp. (8)Arizona, Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
Coussarea spp.Mexico
Coyote CeanothusCalifornia
Crenulate Lead-plantFlorida
Crotalaria spp.Florida
Cushenbury Milk-vetchCalifornia
Cushenbury OxythecaCalifornia
Cushion BuckwheatCalifornia, Nevada
Cyathea spp.Puerto Rico
Cymbopetalum spp.Mexico
Dahlia CactusMexico
Dalea spp.Alabama, Illinois, Tennessee
Daphnopsis spp.Puerto Rico
Davis' Green PitayaTexas
Decazyx spp.Honduras, Mexico
Del Mar ManzanitaCalifornia, Mexico
Deltoid SpurgeFlorida
Dendropanax spp.Honduras, Mexico
Dioon spp. (10)Mexico
Diospyros spp. (2)Mexico
Donrichard MossTexas
Dwarf Bear-poppyUtah
Elaeagia spp.Mexico
Erigeron spp.Oregon
Erythrina spp. (2)Mexico, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
Eschweilera spp.Mexico
Escobaria aguirreanaMexico
Etonia RosemaryFlorida
Eugenia spp. (7)Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico
Eureka Dune GrassCalifornia
Eureka Valley Evening-primroseCalifornia
Few-flowered NavarretiaCalifornia
Fig TreeMexico
Flordia TorreyaFlorida, Georgia
Florida Golden AsterFlorida
Florida Perforate CladoniaFlorida
Florida YewFlorida
Fountain ThistleCalifornia
Four-petal PawpawFlorida
Fragrant Prickly-appleFlorida
Franklin TreeGeorgia
Fraser FirNorth Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
Fringe TreeFlorida
Frye's Limbella MossOregon
Furbish LousewortCanada (New Brunswick), Maine
Furry Hesper PalmMexico
Gambel's WatercressCalifornia
Garrett's MintFlorida
Gaussia gomez-pompaeMexico
Gavilan BlancoCosta Rica, Mexico, Panama
Gaviota TarplantCalifornia
Gentian PinkrootAlabama, Florida
Gentner's FritillaryOregon
Geothallus tuberosusCalifornia
Giant SequoiaUnited States (California)
GiliaCalifornia
Ginoria nudifloraMexico
Golden BarrelMexico
Gowen CypressCalifornia
Green Pitcher-plantAlabama, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee
Greene's TuctoriaCalifornia
Gregg's PineMexico
Guadalupe Island CypressCalifornia, Mexico
Guadalupe PalmMexico
Guatemalan FirEl Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico
Guthrie's Ground-plumTennessee
Hairy Orcutt GrassCalifornia
Hairy RattleweedGeorgia
Hampea spp. (2)Mexico
Harper's BeautyFlorida
HarperellaAlabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia
Hartweg's Golden SunburstCalifornia
Hedyosmum spp.Guatemala, Mexico
Henriettea spp.Puerto Rico
Hickel's FirMexico
Hickman's PotentillaCalifornia
Higuero de sierraPuerto Rico
Hoffmann's Rock-cressCalifornia
Holly (4)Guatemala, Mexico, Puerto Rico
Holmgren Milk-vetchArizona, Utah
Holy Ghost IpomopsisNew Mexico
Holywood Lignum VitaeCentral and South America, Florida, Mexico, Puerto Rico
Honduras MahoganyBelize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
Howell's SpineflowerCalifornia
Huachuca Water-umbelArizona, Mexico
Hyperbaena spp.Mexico
Indian Knob Mountain BalmCalifornia
Inga spp. (6)Mexico
Ione BuckwheatCalifornia
Island MalacothrixCalifornia
Island PhaceliaCalifornia
Jaffueliobryum arseneiMexico
Jamaican BroomPuerto Rico
Jatropha spp. (2)Mexico
Jesup's Milk-vetchNew Hampshire, Vermont
Johnston's FrankeniaMexico (Nuevo Leon), Texas
Juniper (6)Guatemala, Mexico
Kansas Aschisma MossKansas
Kearney's Blue-starArizona
Keck's Checker-mallowCalifornia
Kern MallowCalifornia
Kneeland Prairie Penny-cressCalifornia
Knowlton CactusColorado, New Mexico
Kodachrome BladderpodUtah
Kuenzler Hedgehog CactusNew Mexico
La Graciosa ThistleCalifornia
Lake County StonecropCalifornia
Lakela's MintFlorida
Lancepod (2)Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
Lane Mountain Milk-vetchCalifornia
Large-flowered FiddleneckCalifornia
Large-fruited Sand-verbenaTexas
Lennea viridifloraCosta Rica, El Salvador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
Lepidium spp.Utah
Leucaena spp. (5)Mexico
Licaria spp.Mexico
Lidflower (4)British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
Little Aguja Creek PondweedTexas
Living Rock CactusMexico
Living Stone CactusMexico
Llume PalmPuerto Rico
Loch Lomond Coyote ThistleCalifornia
LogwoodPuerto Rico
Lompoc Yerba SantaCalifornia
Longleaf PineAlabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia
Longspurred MintFlorida
Luquillo Mountain Babyboot OrchidPuerto Rico
Lyon's PentachaetaCalifornia
Lyonia spp.Puerto Rico
Magnolia (4)Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico
Maiden Fern (3)Puerto Rico
Malheur Wire-lettuceOregon
Mammillaria spp. (24)Mexico
Mancos Milk-vetchColorado, New Mexico
Manilkara TreePuerto Rico
Many-flowered NavarretiaCalifornia
Mappia racemosaCuba, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Haiti, Jamaica, Panama, Puerto Rico
Marsh EarwortAustria, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greenland, Korea, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Martinez SpruceMexico
Matudaea trinerviaMexico
Maxwell's GirdlepodPuerto Rico
Maya PalmBelize, Guatemala, Mexico
Maytenus spp. (4)Mexico, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands (British and US)
McDonald's Rock-cressCalifornia
Menzies' WallflowerCalifornia
Metcalf Canyon JewelflowerCalifornia
Mexican FlannelbushCalifornia, Mexico
Mexican PistachioGuatemala, Mexico
Michigan Monkey-flowerMichigan
MilkwoodPuerto Rico
Milkwort (2)United States (Florida)
Minnesota Dwarf Trout LilyMinnesota
Monte Guilarte HollyfernPuerto Rico
Monterey CloverCalifornia
Monterey CypressCalifornia
Morefield's Leather FlowerAlabama
Mountain Sweet Pitcher-plantNorth Carolina, South Carolina
Munz's OnionCalifornia
Myrcia spp.Puerto Rico
Napa BluegrassCalifornia
Navasota Ladies'-tressesTexas
Nectandra spp. (4)Antigua, Barbuda, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, West Indies
Nichol's Turk's Head CactusArizona
Nipomo Mesa LupineCalifornia
North Park PhaceliaColorado
Northeastern BulrushMaryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia
Northern California Black WalnutCalifornia
Ocotea spp.Mexico
Okeechobee GourdFlorida
Orcutt's SpineflowerCalifornia
Oregon Checker-mallowCalifornia
Oreopanax spp. (4)Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico
Osterhout Milk-vetchColorado
Otay Mesa-mintCalifornia, Mexico (Baja California)
Ouratea spp.Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico
Ozobryum ogalalenseKansas
Palmate-bracted Bird's-beakCalifornia
Palo de niguaPuerto Rico
Palo de rosaDominican Republic, Puerto Rico
Pedate Checker-mallowCalifornia
Peebles Navajo CactusArizona
Pelos del diabloPuerto Rico
Penland BeardtongueColorado
Pennell's Bird's-beakCalifornia
Persea spp. (3)Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
Persistent TrilliumGeorgia, South Carolina
Peter's Mountain MallowVirginia
PeyoteMexico
Pilosocereus spp.Cuba, Florida
Pine Hill CeanothusCalifornia
Pine Hill FlannelbushCalifornia
Pinus nelsoniMexico
Pinus tecunumaniiBelize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
Pismo ClarkiaCalifornia
Pitkin Marsh LilyCalifornia
Platanthera spp.Canada, United States
Podocarpus spp.Central America, North America
PondberryAlabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina
Populus spp.North America (Mexico)
Port Orford CedarCalifornia, Oregon
Potosi PinyonMexico
Pouteria Tree (4)Central America, North America
Presidio ClarkiaCalifornia
Presidio ManzanitaCalifornia
Prickly Pear (4)California, Mexico
Prunus spp.North America
Psidium spp.Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico Helmet OrchidPuerto Rico
Quercus spp. (32)Alabama, Arkansas, Belize, California, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Florida, Georgia, Guatemala, Honduras, Louisiana, Mexico, Mississippi, Nicaragua, Oklahoma, Panama, South Carolina, Texas
Quillwort (3)Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina
Radiator PlantPuerto Rico
Recchia simplicifoliaMexico
Relict TrilliumAlabama, Georgia, South Carolina
Rhododendron spp.Florida
Rhus spp.United States (GA, NC, SC, VA)
Rinorea spp.Mexico
Roan Mountain BluetNorth Carolina, Tennessee
Robinsonella spp. (3)Mexico
Robust SpineflowerCalifornia
Rock Gnome LichenNorth Carolina, Tennessee
Rondeletia spp.Mexico
Rosewood (2)Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
Rough PopcornflowerOregon
Royal PalmettoMexico
Roystonea spp.Honduras, Mexico
Rugel's PawpawFlorida
Running Buffalo CloverArkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio, West Virginia
Ruth's Golden AsterTennessee
Rzedowski's PineMexico
Sabal gretheriaeMexico
Sacramento Orcutt GrassCalifornia
Sacramento Prickly PoppyNew Mexico
Salix spp.United States (FL, GA)
Salt Marsh Bird's-beakCalifornia, Mexico (Baja California)
San Bernardino BluegrassCalifornia
San Bernardino Mountains BladderpodCalifornia
San Clemente Island BroomCalifornia
San Clemente Island Bush-mallowCalifornia
San Clemente Island Indian PaintbrushCalifornia
San Clemente Island LarkspurCalifornia
San Clemente Island Woodland-starCalifornia
San Diego AmbrosiaCalifornia, Mexico
San Diego Button-celeryCalifornia
San Diego Mesa-mintCalifornia
San Francisco LessingiaCalifornia
San Jacinto Valley CrownscaleCalifornia
San Joaquin Wooly-threadsCalifornia
San Mateo ThornmintCalifornia
San Mateo Woolly SunflowerCalifornia
San Rafael CactusUtah
SandlaceFlorida
Sandplain GerardiaConnecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island
Sandwort (2)California, Kentucky, Tennessee
Santa Ana River Woolly-starCalifornia
Santa Barbara Island LiveforeverCalifornia
Santa Catalina Island ManzanitaCalifornia
Santa Clara Valley DudleyaCalifornia
Santa Cruz CypressCalifornia
Santa Cruz Island Bush-mallowCalifornia
Santa Cruz Island FringepodCalifornia
Santa Cruz Island MalacothrixCalifornia
Santa Cruz Island Rock-cressCalifornia
Santa Rosa Island ManzanitaCalifornia
Santa Rosa Island PineCalifornia
Sapium spp.Mexico
Saurauia spp. (5)Guatemala, Mexico
Schoepfia spp.Puerto Rico
Schweinitz's SunflowerNorth Carolina, South Carolina
Scotts Valley PolygonumCalifornia
Scrub BlazingstarFlorida
Scrub LupineFlorida
Scrub MintFlorida
Sebastopol MeadowfoamCalifornia
Sebucan (2)British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico
Sentry Milk-vetchArizona
Shale Barren Rock-cressVirginia, West Virginia
Shivwits Milk-vetchUtah
Short's GoldenrodKentucky
Short-leaved RosemaryFlorida
Showy Indian CloverCalifornia
Showy StickseedWashington
Shrubby Reed-mustardUtah
Silene spp.Florida, Georgia (USA)
Sinaloan Hesper PalmMexico
Slender Rush-peaTexas
Slender-horned SpineflowerCalifornia
Slender-petaled MustardCalifornia
Small's MilkpeaFlorida
Small-anthered BittercressNorth Carolina, Virginia
Smooth ConeflowerGeorgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia
SnakerootFlorida
Soft Bird's-BeakCalifornia
Soft-leaved PaintbrushCalifornia
Solano GrassCalifornia
Solanum spp.Puerto Rico
Sonoma AlopecurusCalifornia
Sonoma SpineflowerCalifornia
Sonoma SunshineCalifornia
Sonora PalmettoMexico
South Texas AmbrosiaTexas
Sphaerocarpos dreweiCalifornia
Spreading AvensNorth Carolina, Tennessee
Spring Creek BladderpodTennessee
St. John's-wortFlorida
Star CactusMexico, Texas
Stebbins' Morning-gloryCalifornia
Styrax spp. (2)Puerto Rico, Texas
Suisun ThistleCalifornia
Symplocos spp. (2)Mexico
Takakia ceratophyllaChina, India, Nepal, United States (Aleutian Islands)
Tamaulipas Living Rock CactusMexico
Tapirira spp.Mexico
Tectaria estremeranaPuerto Rico
Tennessee Purple ConeflowerTennessee
Tennessee Yellow-eyed GrassAlabama, Georgia, Tennessee
Terlingua Creek Cat's-eyeTexas
Ternstroemia spp. (2)Puerto Rico
Texas AyeniaMexico, Texas
Texas Poppy-mallowTexas
Texas Prairie Dawn-flowerTexas
Texas Trailing PhloxTexas
Texas Wild-riceTexas
Thelocactus hastiferMexico
Tiburon JewelflowerCalifornia
Tiburon PaintbrushCalifornia
Ticodendron incognitumHonduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
Tobusch Fishhook CactusTexas
Todsen's PennyroyalNew Mexico
TonguefernPuerto Rico
Trichilia spp.Puerto Rico
Triple-ribbed Milk-vetchCalifornia
Tropical LilythornPuerto Rico, Virgin Islands
Turbinicarpus spp. (22)Mexico
TurtlefatPuerto Rico
Umbrella TreeCentral America, North America
Ventura Marsh Milk-vetchCalifornia
Venus Fly TrapNorth Carolina, South Carolina
Vernonia spp.Puerto Rico
Vine Hill ClarkiaCalifornia
Vitex spp. (2)Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
Walker's ManiocMexico, Texas
Water-willowFlorida
West Indian WalnutCuba, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico
Western LilyCalifornia, Oregon
White BladderpodTexas
White IrisetteNorth Carolina
White Rock PalmGuatemala, Mexico
White Topped Pitcher PlantAlabama, Florida, Missouri
White-rayed PentachaetaCalifornia
Whitebark PineCanada, United States
Wide-leaf WareaFlorida
Willowy MonardellaCalifornia, Mexico
Wimmeria spp. (3)Mexico
WireweedFlorida
Woolly MeadowfoamCalifornia
Wright Fishhook CactusUtah
Xolocotzia asperifoliaHonduras, Mexico
Yadon's PiperiaCalifornia
Yellow LarkspurCalifornia
Yreka PhloxCalifornia
Zamia spp. (19)Central America, North America
Zanthoxylum spp. (4)Central America, North America, Oceanic, South America
Zapata BladderpodTexas
Ziziphus spp.United States (Florida)
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**Hawaiian species are listed separately.

***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.
 In some cases, the creatures listed in this section may also be found on other continents or in other areas, which is why you may see additional areas noted in the range column.

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 Us page.



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