USDA Forest Service Celebrating Wildflowers
Critically Imperiled Plant Profile
(Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)
Kalmiopsis fragrans. Photo by Paula Brooks.
Kalmiopsis fragrans range map.
Kalmiopsis fragrans, North Umpqua kalmiopsis
- Not yet assessed by NatureServe
National Forest and Grassland Occurrence
There are only two species in the genus Kalmiopsis; the other, K. leachiana, is also restricted geographically to southwestern Oregon. The genus name comes from the plant’s resemblance to Kalmia, bog laurel. Photo by David McClurg.
Kalmiopsis fragrans has been found only in Douglas County, southwest Oregon. Photo by David McClurg.
This very attractive low evergreen shrub grows in temperate mixed conifer forest with its relative, madrone (Arbutus menziesii). Photo by David McClurg.
Kalmiopsis fragrans flowers. Photo by Richard Helliwell.
Kalmiopsis fragrans. Photo by Richard Helliwell.
Kalmiopsis fragrans habitat. Photo by Richard Helliwell.
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