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Klamath-Siskiyou Serpentines Endemics Photo Gallery

Strict Endemics

Strict endemics are defined as a plant with greater than 95% of its occurrences on serpentine environments, as defined by Safford et. al., 2005 (PDF, 183 KB).

  • Arabis aculeolata

    Arabis aculeolata. Photo by Jennifer Kalt.

  • Arabis aculeolata

    Arabis aculeolata. Photo by Jennifer Kalt.

  • Arabis koehler var. stipitata

    Arabis koehler var. stipitata. Photo by D. Imper © CNPS.

  • Arnica cernua

    Arnica cernua. Photo by Br. Alfred Brousseau, College of St. Mary, California.

  • Balsamorhiza sericea

    Balsamorhiza sericea. Photo by Jennifer Kalt.

  • Balsamorhiza sericea

    Balsamorhiza sericea. Photo by Julie Kierstead Nelson.

  • Calochortus greenei

    Calochortus greenei. Photo by Gary Monroe.

  • Calochortus greenei

    Calochortus greenei. Photo by Dr. Dean William Taylor, Jepson Herbarium.

  • Carex serpenticola

    Carex serpenticola. Photo by Norman Jensen, Photo·grafica botanii.

  • Castilleja hispida ssp. brevilobata

    Castilleja hispida ssp. brevilobata. Photo by Gary Monroe.

  • Chaenactis suffrutescens

    Chaenactis suffrutescens. Photo by Shauna Hee.

  • Chaenactis suffrutescens

    Chaenactis suffrutescens. Photo by Shauna Hee.

  • Draba carnosula

    Draba carnosula. Photo by Dr. Dean William Taylor, Jepson Herbarium.

  • Dicentra formosa ssp. oregana

    Dicentra formosa ssp. oregana. Photo by Norman Jensen, Photo·grafica botanii.

  • Epilobium siskiyouense

    Epilobium siskiyouense. Photo by Ken DeCamp.

  • Epilobium siskiyouense

    Epilobium siskiyouense. Photo by Norman Jensen, Photo·grafica botanii.

  • Erigeron bloomeri var. nudatus

    Erigeron bloomeri var. nudatus. Photo by Norman Jensen, Photo·grafica botanii.

  • Eriogonum alpinum

    Eriogonum alpinum. Photo courtesy of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.

  • Eriogonum pendulum

    Eriogonum pendulum. Photo by John McRae.

  • Galium serpenticum ssp. scotticum

    Galium serpenticum ssp. scotticum. Photo courtesy of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.

  • Horkelia sericata

    Horkelia sericata. Photo by John McRae.

  • Yellow Iris bracteata.

    Iris bracteata, yellow color form. Photo by Kenneth Walker, Society for Pacific Coast Native Iris.

  • White Iris bracteata.

    Iris bracteata, white color form. Photo by Ferrel, Society for Pacific Coast Native Iris.

  • Lilium bolanderi

    Lilium bolanderi. Photo by Rick York © CNPS.

  • Lilium bolanderi

    Lilium bolanderi. Photo by Gary Monroe.

  • Lomatium howellii

    Lomatium howellii. Photo by Rick York © CNPS.

  • Minuartia howellii

    Minuartia howellii. Photo by Nathan Bello.

  • Minuartia howellii

    Minuartia howellii. Photo by Nathan Bello.

  • Minuartia rosei close-up

    Minuartia rosei. Photo by Shauna Hee.

  • Minuartia rosei habitat

    Minuartia rosei habitat. Photo by Shauna Hee.

  • Minuartia stolonifera

    Minuartia stolonifera. Photo by Julie Kierstead Nelson.

  • Orthocarpus pachystachyus

    Orthocarpus pachystachyus. Photo by Dr. Dean William Taylor, Jepson Herbarium.

  • Phacelia dalesiana

    Phacelia dalesiana. Photo by Ken DeCamp.

  • Phacelia greenei

    Phacelia greenei. Photo by Dr. Dean William Taylor, Jepson Herbarium.

  • Phlox hirsuta

    Phlox hirsuta. Photo by Norman Jensen, Photo·grafica botanii.

  • Pinguicula vulgaris ssp. macroceras

    Pinguicula vulgaris ssp. macroceras. Photo by Norman Jensen, Photo·grafica botanii.

  • Raillardella pringlei

    Raillardella pringlei. Photo by Shauna Hee.

  • Raillardella pringlei

    Raillardella pringlei. Photo by Shauna Hee.

  • Raillardella pringlei

    Raillardella pringlei. Photo by Julie Kierstead Nelson.

  • Salix delnortensis

    Salix delnortensis. Photo by Norman Jensen, Photo·grafica botanii.

  • Silene serpentinicola

    Silene serpentinicola. Photo by Norman Jensen, Photo·grafica botanii.

  • Streptanthus barbatus

    Streptanthus barbatus. Photo by John Game.

  • Streptanthus barbatus

    Streptanthus barbatus. Photo by Shawn DeCew.

  • Streptanthus howellii

    Streptanthus howellii. Photo by Rick York © CNPS.

  • Streptanthus howellii

    Streptanthus howellii. Photo by Sydney Carothers.

Broad Endemics

Broad endemics are defined as a plant with about 85% to 94% of its occurrences on serpentine environments, as defined by Safford et. al., 2005 (PDF, 183 KB).

  • Arctostaphylos klamathensis

    Arctostaphylos klamathensis. Photo by Julie Kierstead Nelson.

  • Epilobium oreganum

    Epilobium oreganum. Photo by Dr. Dean William Taylor, Jepson Herbarium.

  • Erigeron foliosus var. confinis

    Erigeron foliosus var. confinis. Photo by Br. Alfred Brousseau, College of St. Mary, California.

  • Erythronium citrinum

    Erythronium citrinum. Photo by Jenny Moore.

  • Erythronium citrinum var. citrinum

    Erythronium citrinum var. citrinum. Photo by Shawn DeCew.

  • Lilium washingtonianum var. purpurea

    Lilium washingtonianum var. purpurea. Photo by Br. Alfred Brousseau, College of St. Mary, California.

  • Mimulus primuloides ssp. linearifolius

    Mimulus primuloides ssp. linearifolius. Photo by Julie Kierstead Nelson.

  • Phacelia pringlei

    Phacelia pringlei. Photo by Br. Alfred Brousseau, College of St. Mary, California.

  • Pyrrocoma racemosa var. pinetorum

    Pyrrocoma racemosa var. pinetorum. Photo by Shauna Hee.

  • Pyrrocoma racemosa var. pinetorum

    Pyrrocoma racemosa var. pinetorum. Photo by Shauna Hee.

  • Saxifraga howellii

    Saxifraga howellii. Photo by Norman Jensen, Photo·grafica botanii.

  • Trichostema laxum

    Trichostema laxum. Photo by Br. Alfred Brousseau, College of St. Mary, California.

Broad Endemics - Strong Indicators

Broad endemics - strong indicators species are defined as a plant with 75% to 84% of its occurrences on serpentine environments, as defined by Safford et. al., 2005 (PDF, 183 KB).

  • Cardamine nuttallii var. gemmata

    Cardamine nuttallii var. gemmata. Photo by Norman Jensen, Photo·grafica botanii.

  • Castilleja miniata ssp. elata

    Castilleja miniata ssp. elata. Photo by Norman Jensen, Photo·grafica botanii.

  • Epilobium rigidum

    Epilobium rigidum. Photo by Norman Jensen, Photo·grafica botanii.

  • Eriogonum congdonii

    Eriogonum congdonii. Photo by Dr. Dean William Taylor, Jepson Herbarium.

  • Eriogonum siskiyouense

    Eriogonum siskiyouense. Photo by Ken DeCamp.

  • Harmonia doris-nilesiae

    Harmonia doris-nilesiae. Photo by Dr. Dean William Taylor, Jepson Herbarium.

  • Harmonia doris-nilesiae

    Harmonia doris-nilesiae. Photo by Shauna Hee.

  • Horkelia congesta ssp. nemorosa

    Horkelia congesta ssp. nemorosa. Photo by Norman Jensen, Photo·grafica botanii.

  • Ivesia pickeringii

    Ivesia pickeringii. Photo by Dr. Dean William Taylor, Jepson Herbarium.

  • Lathyrus delnorticus

    Lathyrus delnorticus. Photo by Norman Jensen, Photo·grafica botanii.

  • Lewisia oppositifolia

    Lewisia oppositifolia. Photo by Norman Jensen, Photo·grafica botanii.

  • Packera macounii

    Packera macounii. Photo by Br. Alfred Brousseau, College of St. Mary, California.

  • Penstemon filiformis

    Penstemon filiformis. Photo by Dr. Dean William Taylor, Jepson Herbarium.

  • Sanicula peckiana

    Sanicula peckiana. Photo by Br. Alfred Brousseau, College of St. Mary, California.

  • Triteleia crocea var. modesta

    Triteleia crocea var. modesta. Photo by Norman Jensen, Photo·grafica botanii.

  • Veronica copelandii

    Veronica copelandii. Photo by Ken DeCamp.

  • Viola primulifolia ssp. occidentalis

    Viola primulifolia ssp. occidentalis. Photo by Norman Jensen, Photo·grafica botanii.

Strong Indicators

Strong indicators are defined as a plant with 65% to 74% of its occurrences on serpentine environments, as defined by Safford et. al., 2005 (PDF, 183 KB).

  • Eriogonum diclinum

    Eriogonum diclinum. Photo by Dr. Dean William Taylor, Jepson Herbarium.

  • Erythronium hendersonii

    Erythronium hendersonii. Photo by Shawn DeCew.

  • Potentilla cristae

    Potentilla cristae. Photo by John Game.

  • Potentilla cristae

    Potentilla cristae. Photo by John Game.

  • Triteleia crocea var. crocea

    Triteleia crocea var. crocea. Photo by Norman Jensen, Photo·grafica botanii.

  • Triteleia crocea var. crocea

    Triteleia crocea var. crocea. Photo by Norman Jensen, Photo·grafica botanii.

  • Veronica copelandii

    Veronica copelandii. Photo by John Game.

Our thanks to CalPhotos and its many contributors for many of the pictures in this photo gallery.