USDA Forest Service Celebrating Wildflowers
Critically Imperiled Plant Profile
(Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)
As suggested by one of its common names, this plant is restricted to a stretch of the Kern River in the southern Sierra Nevada, growing in foothill chaparral and woodlands. Photo by Fletcher Linton.
Heterotheca shevockii range map.
Heterotheca shevockii, Kern Canyon goldenaster
- Plants along California State Route 178 may be affected by road maintenance.
- Populations along the Kern River are subject to impacts from recreation.
National Forest and Grassland Occurrence
U.S. Forest Service
1400 Independence Ave., SW, Mailstop Code: 1103
Washington DC 20250-1103
Last modified: Wednesday, 13-Oct-2010 14:35:42 EDT