USDA Forest Service Celebrating Wildflowers
Critically Imperiled Plant Profile
(Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)
Nemacladus twisselmannii, Twisselman’s nemacladus. Photo by Fletcher Linton.
Nemacladus is an unobtrusive genus of annuals in the bellflower family (Campanulaceae); this species is distinguished from other Nemacladus species by its short stems, cushion-like growth habit, and dense flower clusters. Photo by Fletcher Linton.
Twisselmann’s nemacladus grows among high-elevation granite in the southern Sierra Nevada. Photo by Fletcher Linton.
Nemacladus twisselmannii range map.
Nemacladus twisselmannii, Twisselman’s nemacladus
- There are no current threats, as the species is present in remote and Wilderness areas. The two known populations total about 400 plants, covering less than 10 total acres.
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 14:35:54 EDT