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U.S. Forest Service

Threatened, Endangered, and Proposed (TEP) Plant Profile

Close up Ceanothus ophiochilus. Ceanothus ophiochilus. Photo by Brian Parker.

Close up Ceanothus ophiochilus. Vail Lake ceanothus prefers cool, rocky slopes in chaparral. Photo by Brian Parker.

Ceanothus ophiochilus range map. Ceanothus ophiochilus range map.

Ceanothus ophiochilus, Vail Lake ceanothus

ESA Status

Visit the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Species Profile link below for links to listing and other USFWS documents.


  • Destruction, degradation, and fragmentation of habitat by urbanization
  • Off-highway vehicle (OHV) use
  • Creation of fire breaks
  • Vandalism by those who consider it an obstacle to development

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

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