Threatened, Endangered, and Proposed (TEP) Plant Profile

Chlorogalum purpureum var. reductum, Amole de Cañón Camatta.
Chlorogalum purpureum var. reductum, with the Spanish common name of Amole de Cañón Camatta. Photo by Teresa Prendusi.

Chlorogalum purpureum var. reductum, Amole de Cañón Camatta.
Amole de Cañón Camatta, surrounded by dried invasive annual grasses and herbs typical of California Mediterranean-climate grassland habitat. Photo by Teresa Prendusi.

Chlorogalum purpureum var. reductum, Amole de Cañón Camatta range map.
Chlorogalum purpureum range map.

Chlorogalum purpureum var. reductum, Amole de Cañón Camatta

ESA Status

Visit the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Species Profile link below for links to listing and other USFWS documents.

Threats

  • Off-highway vehicle use, causing injury or death of individual plants, as well as habitat impacts:
    • Destruction of cryptobiotic soil crusts
    • Damage to soil mycorrhizae
    • Soil compaction
  • Cattle grazing, causing loss of reproductive structures, damage to seedlings, and habitat damage
  • Competition by invasive nonnative annual grasses

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

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