Critically Imperiled Plant Profile
(Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)
Sidalcea hickmanii ssp. parishii, Parish’s checkerbloom
- Many populations exhibit severe damage from cattle grazing.
- Populations are threatened by road widening and grading.
- Other threats listed include trash dumping, erosion and trampling.
- Fire suppression or inappropriate timing of fires would also impact these plants by precluding growth, reproduction, and replenishment of its underground seed banks.