Critically Imperiled Plant Profile
(Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)

North Umpqua kalmiopsis.
Kalmiopsis fragrans. Photo by Paula Brooks.

Kalmiopsis fragrans range map.
Kalmiopsis fragrans range map.

Kalmiopsis fragrans, North Umpqua kalmiopsis

Threats

  • Not yet assessed by NatureServe

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

More Information

Kalmiopsis fragrans.
There are only two species in the genus Kalmiopsis; the other, K. leachiana, is also restricted geographically to southwestern Oregon. The genus name comes from the plant’s resemblance to Kalmia, bog laurel. Photo by David McClurg.

Kalmiopsis fragrans.
Kalmiopsis fragrans has been found only in Douglas County, southwest Oregon. Photo by David McClurg.

Kalmiopsis fragrans habitat including madrone.
This very attractive low evergreen shrub grows in temperate mixed conifer forest with its relative, madrone (Arbutus menziesii). Photo by David McClurg.

Kalmiopsis fragrans flowers.
Kalmiopsis fragrans flowers. Photo by Richard Helliwell.

Kalmiopsis fragrans.
Kalmiopsis fragrans. Photo by Richard Helliwell.

Kalmiopsis fragrans habitat.
Kalmiopsis fragrans habitat. Photo by Richard Helliwell.