Critically Imperiled Plant Profile (Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)
As suggested by one of its common names, this plant is restricted to a stretch of the Kern River in the southern Sierra Nevada, growing in foothill chaparral and woodlands. Photo by Fletcher Linton.
Heterotheca shevockii range map.
Heterotheca shevockii, Kern Canyon goldenaster
- Plants along California State Route 178 may be affected by road maintenance.
- Populations along the Kern River are subject to impacts from recreation.
National Forest and Grassland Occurrence