USDA Forest Service Celebrating Wildflowers
Critically Imperiled Plant Profile
(Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)
Thermopsis macrophylla range map.
Thermopsis macrophylla, Santa Inez goldenbanner
- Continued fire suppression, leading to eventual loss of viability in the seed bank.
National Forest and Grassland Occurrence
It is easy to see by the flowers that this plant belongs in the pea family. Photo © Christopher L. Christie.
This species is a fire follower. The seed bank beneath the chaparral may hold more potential populations. Photo © Christopher L. Christie
Thermopsis macrophylla occurs on granitic, sandy soils in disturbed areas in chaparral between 425-1400m. Photo © Christopher L. Christie.
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Last modified: Wednesday, 13-Oct-2010 14:36:09 EDT