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

Guadalupe mescal bean flower
Guadalupe mescal bean has attractive purple pea-like flowers. Photo by Ellen DeBruin, New Mexico Rare Plants.

Guadalupe mescal bean plant
Guadalupe mescal bean is an evergreen shrub. Photo by Ellen DeBruin, New Mexico Rare Plants.

Guadalupe mescal bean habitat
Guadalupe mescal bean grows only in the Guadalupe Mountains that straddle the border between southeastern New Mexico and western Texas. Photo by Ellen DeBruin, New Mexico Rare Plants.

Sophora gypsophila var. guadalupensis range map.
Sophora gypsophila var. guadalupensis range map.

Sophora gypsophila var. guadalupensis, Guadalupe Mountain necklacepod

  • Other common name(s): Guadalupe mescal bean

Threats

  • Oil and gas exploration

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

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