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U.S. Forest Service

Critically Imperiled Plant Profile (Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)

Hess' fleabane. Hess' fleabane is found only in the Gila Wilderness in southwestern New Mexico. Photo by Paul Knight, New Mexico Rare Plants.

Hess' fleabane habitat. Hess' fleabane grows in bedrock cracks of andesitic dikes in otherwise rhyolitic rock. Photo by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, New Mexico Rare Plants.

Erigeron hessii range map. Erigeron hessii range map.

Erigeron hessii, Hess' fleabane


  • Trampling by hikers at one location that is scenic overlook

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

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