Point Reyes Bird’s-beak

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Photo Credit: Oregon Department of Agriculture

Overview

  • Species Common Name Point Reyes Bird's-beak
  • Species Scientific Name Cordylanthus maritimus ssp. palustris
  • Federal Listing Status Species of Concern
  • State Listing Status Endangered

Ecoregions

Special needs

Point Reyes bird's-beak is found in salt marshes, particularly at salt pan edges with occasional tidal inundation.

Limiting factors

Habitat loss due to draining, filling, and land use conversion and off-highway vehicle use threaten this species.

Conservation actions

Manage off-highway vehicle use at known sites of occurrence.

Key reference or plan

Oregon Department of Agriculture Plant Conservation