Threatened, Endangered, and Proposed (TEP) Plant Profile

Echinacea laevigata flower.
Echinacea laevigata. Photo by Irvine Wilson, Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation.

Echinacea laevigata habitat.
Echinacea laevigata habitat. Photo by Steve Croy.

Echinacea laevigata, smooth coneflower, range map.
Echinacea laevigata range map.

Echinacea laevigata, smooth coneflower

ESA Status

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

Threats

  • Habitat destruction and degradation
  • Collection
  • Fire suppression
  • Highway right-of-way maintenance
  • Urbanization and suburbanization of the specie‚Äôs range
  • Encroachment by exotic species
  • Inadequacy of existing protection afforded by State laws
  • Small population size

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

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