Northern Sagebrush Lizard

Photo Credit: Keith Kohl, ODFW


  • Species Common Name Northern Sagebrush Lizard
  • Species Scientific Name Sceloporus graciosus graciosus
  • Federal Listing Status Species of Concern
  • State Listing Status Sensitive


Special needs

Northern sagebrush lizards are closely associated with steppe habitat with sandy soils and sparse vegetation in the grass/forb layer.

Limiting factors

Habitat loss and fragmentation are widespread threats to this species.

Conservation actions

Use survey results to guide management actions. Maintain habitat patches and restore habitat connectivity where possible.