Howell’s Microseris

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Photo Credit: Oregon Department of Agriculture

Overview

  • Species Common Name Howell's Microseris
  • Species Scientific Name Microseris howellii
  • State Listing Status Threatened

Ecoregions

Special needs

Howell's microseris occurs on slopes or flat ground with varying exposures. This species is found in rocky serpentine soils at approximately 980-3280 feet.

Limiting factors

Prospecting and nickel strip mining are serious threats to Howell's microseris. Grazing and excavation at gravel quarries are among other conservation concerns.

Conservation actions

Minimize impacts from mining.

Key reference or plan

Oregon Department of Agriculture Plant Conservation