USDA Forest Service Celebrating Wildflowers
Critically Imperiled Plant Profile
(Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)
Lewisia maguirei, Maguire lewisia. Lewisias are prized rock garden plants because of the beauty of their flowers and sculptural quality of their fleshy leaves. Photo by Margaret Williams.
Rocky slopes among pinon and juniper are home to this rare plant. Photo by Janel Johnson.
Maguire lewisia is restricted to Nye County, Nevada. Photo by Joanne Baggs.
Lewisia maguirei range map.
Lewisia maguirei, Maguire lewisia
- High elevation habitat protects this species from many forms of threat
- May be threatened by collection; a demand for wild collected material may exist
- Mineral exploration and possibly grazing are other potential threats
National Forest and Grassland Occurrence
U.S. Forest Service
1400 Independence Ave., SW, Mailstop Code: 1103
Washington DC 20250-1103
Last modified: Wednesday, 08-May-2013 14:38:47 EDT