Boggs Lake Hedge Hyssop

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Photo Credit: Oregon Department of Agriculture

Overview

  • Species Common Name Boggs Lake Hedge Hyssop
  • Species Scientific Name Gratiola heterosepala
  • Federal Listing Status Species of Concern
  • State Listing Status Threatened

Ecoregions

Special needs

Boggs Lake hedge hyssop is found in semi-aquatic habitat. This species typically occurs in mud or damp soils at lake edges, generally around 5360 feet altitude. Occupied wetlands are often surrounded by sagebrush flats.

Limiting factors

Disturbance by grazing is among potential threats to this species.

Conservation actions

The only known Oregon population occurs on Bureau of Land Management lands. Monitor the existing population. Survey for suitable habitat for establishment of new populations.

Key reference or plan

Oregon Department of Agriculture Plant Conservation