Malheur Valley Fiddleneck

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Overview

  • Species Common Name Malheur Valley Fiddleneck
  • Species Scientific Name Amsinckia carinata
  • Federal Listing Status Species of Concern
  • State Listing Status Threatened

Ecoregions

Special needs

Malheur Valley fiddleneck occurs on yellowish talus slopes and gravel accumulations at elevations of approximately 2740-3100 feet.

Limiting factors

Mining, grazing, range improvements, and agricultural development threaten Malheur Valley fiddleneck. Hybridization and competition with A. tessellata is a further risk factor.

Conservation actions

This plant is only found on federal property. Continue to manage existing populations.

Key reference or plan

Oregon Department of Agriculture Plant Conservation