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= Poisonous to animal and/or human
= Crop weed in Washington
= Native to Washington
= Noxious or invasive in Washington
= Endangered in Washington
= Federal noxious weed in Washington
= Quarantine! Mandatory immediate destruction

Washington State Rare and Endangered Plants

For your convenience, I have compiled a list of plants gleaned from several sources. Those sources are given at the bottom of the list.

= Habitat can be probably be found on Whidbey and Fidalgo Islands

Alphabetical List by Latin Name

Abronia umbellata var. breviflora - Pink Sand-verbena
Agoseris elata - Tall Agoseris
Agrostis borealis - Northern Bentgrass
Allium bisceptrum var. bisceptrum - Twincrest Onion
Allium campanulatum - Sierra Onion
Allium constrictum - Constricted Douglas' Onion
Allium dictuon - Blue Mountain Onion
Ammannia robusta - Grand Redstem
Anemone nuttalliana - Pasqueflower
Antennaria corymbosa - Meadow Pussy-toes
Antennaria parvifolia - Nuttall's Pussy-toes
Arabis crucisetosa - Cross-haired Rockcress
Arenaria paludicola - Swamp Sandwort
Artemisia borealis var. wormskioldii - Northern Wormwood
Asclepias cryptoceras ssp. davisii - Davis' Milkweed
Aster borealis - Rush aster
Aster curtus - White-topped aster
Astragalus arrectus - Palouse Milk-vetch
Astragalus arthurii - Arthur's Milk-vetch
Astragalus australis var. olympicus - Cotton's Milk-vetch
Astragalus columbianus - Columbia Milk-vetch
Astragalus cottonii - Cotton's milk-vetch
Astragalus cusickii var. cusickii - Cusick's Milk-vetch
Astragalus diaphanus - Transparent Milk-vetch
Astragalus geyeri - Geyer's Milk-vetch
Astragalus kentrophyta var. douglasii - Thistle Milk-vetch
Astragalus microcystis - Least Bladdery Milk-vetch
Astragalus misellus var. pauper - Pauper Milk-vetch
Astragalus multiflorus - Loose-flower Milk-vetch
Astragalus pulsiferae var. suksdorfii - Ames' Milk-vetch
Astragalus riparius - Piper's Milk-vetch
Astragalus sinuatus - Whited's Milk-vetch

Baccharis pilularis - Coyotebush
Bergia texana - Texas Bergia
Bolandra oregana - Bolandra
Boschniakia hookeri - Vancouver Ground-cone
Botrychium ascendens - Triangular-lobed Moonwort
Botrychium crenulatum - Crenulate Moonwort
Botrychium hesperium - Western Moonwort
Botrychium lanceolatum - Lance-leaved Grape-fern
Botrychium lineare - Skinny Moonwort
Botrychium lunaria - Moonwort
Botrychium paradoxum - Two-spiked Moonwort
Botrychium pedunculosum - Stalked Moonwort
Botrychium pinnatum - St. John's Moonwort
Botrychium simplex - Little Grape-fern
Brotherella roellii - Roell's Brotherella Moss
Buxbaumia viridis - Buxbaumia Moss

Calochortus longebarbatus var. longebarbatus - Long-bearded Sego Lily
Calochortus macrocarpus var. maculosus - Sagebrush Mariposa-lily
Calochortus nitidus - Broad-fruit Mariposa
Calyptridium roseum - Rosy Pussypaws
Camissonia minor - Small-flower Evening-primrose
Camissonia pygmaea - Dwarf Evening-primrose
Camissonia scapoidea - Naked-stemmed Evening-primrose
Campanula lasiocarpa - Alaska Harebell
Cardamine penduliflora - Willamette Valley Bitter-cress
Carex anthoxanthea - Yellow-flowered Sedge
Carex buxbaumii - Buxbaum's Sedge
Carex capillaris - Hair-like Sedge
Carex chordorrhiza - Cordroot Sedge
Carex circinata - Coiled Sedge
Carex comosa - Bristly Sedge
Carex densa - Dense Sedge
Carex dioica - Yellow Bog Sedge
Carex duriuscula - Narrow-leaved Sedge
Carex flava - Yellow Sedge
Carex foenea - Bronze Sedge
Carex hystericina - Porcupine Sedge
Carex macrochaeta - Large-awn Sedge
Carex magellanica ssp. irrigua - Poor Sedge
Carex media - Intermediate Sedge
Carex obtusata - Blunt Sedge
Carex pallescens - Pale Sedge
Carex pauciflora - Few-flowered Sedge
Carex pluriflora - Several-flowered Sedge
Carex praeceptorum - Teacher's Sedge
Carex proposita - Smoky Mountain Sedge
Carex rostrata - Beaked Sedge
Carex scirpoidea var. scirpoidea - Canadian Single-spike Sedge
Carex stylosa - Long-styled Sedge
Carex sychnocephala - Many-headed Sedge
Carex tenuiflora - Sparse-leaved Sedge
Carex vallicola - Valley Sedge
Cassiope lycopodioides - Clubmoss Cassiope
Castilleja cryptantha - Obscure Indian-paintbrush
Castilleja levisecta - Golden Paintbrush
Centunculus minimus - Chaffweed
Chaenactis thompsonii - Thompson's Chaenactis
Cheilanthes feei - Fee's Lip-fern
Chrysolepis chrysophylla - Golden Chinquapin
Chrysosplenium tetrandrum - Northern Golden-carpet
Cicuta bulbifera - Bulb-bearing Water-hemlock
Cimicifuga elata var. elata - Tall Bugbane
Cochlearia officinalis - Scurvygrass
Coeloglossum viride - Long-bract Frog Orchid
Collinsia sparsiflora var. bruceae - Few-flowered Collinsia
Collomia macrocalyx - Bristle-flowered Collomia
Coptis aspleniifolia - Spleenwort-leaved Goldthread
Coptis trifolia - Goldthread
Corispermum pallidum - Pale Bugseed
Corydalis aquae-gelidae - Clackamas Corydalis
Crassula connata - Erect Pygmy-weed
Crataegus phippsii - Phipps' Hawthorn
Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis - Idaho Hawksbeard
Crumia latifolia - Wideleaf Crumia Moss
Cryptantha gracilis - Narrow-stem Cryptantha
Cryptantha leucophaea - Gray Cryptantha
Cryptantha rostellata - Beaked Cryptantha
Cryptantha scoparia - Miner's Candle
Cryptantha spiculifera - Snake River Cryptantha
Cryptogramma stelleri - Steller's Rockbrake
Cuscuta denticulata - Desert Dodder
Cusickiella douglasii - Douglas' Draba
Cyperus bipartitus - Shining Flatsedge
Cypripedium fasciculatum - Clustered Lady's-slipper
Cypripedium parviflorum - Yellow Lady's-slipper

Damasonium californicum - Fringed Waterplantain
Delphinium leucophaeum - Pale Larkspur
Delphinium viridescens - Wenatchee Larkspur
Discelium nudum - Discelium Moss
Dodecatheon austrofrigidum - Frigid Shootingstar
Draba aurea - Golden Draba
Draba cana - Lance-leaved Draba
Draba lonchocarpa var. vestita - Lance-fruited Draba
Draba longipes - Long-stalked Draba
Dryas drummondii - Yellow Mountain-avens
Dryopteris carthusiana - Toothed Wood Fern
Dryopteris cristata - Crested Shield-fern

Eatonella nivea - White Eatonella
Eleocharis atropurpurea - Purple Spike-rush
Eleocharis rostellata - Beaked Spike-rush
Epipactis gigantea - Giant Helleborine
Erigeron aliceae - Alice's Fleabane
Erigeron basalticus - Basalt Daisy
Erigeron elatus - Tall Bitter Fleabane
Erigeron howellii - Howell's Daisy
Erigeron oreganus - Gorge Daisy
Erigeron peregrinus var. thompsonii - Thompson's Wandering Daisy
Erigeron piperianus - Piper's Daisy
Erigeron salishii - Salish Fleabane
Eriogonum codium - Umtanum Desert Buckwheat
Eriogonum maculatum - Spotted Buckwheat
Eriophorum viridicarinatum - Green Keeled Cotton-grass
Eritrichium nanum var. elongatum - Pale Alpine-forget-me-not
Eryngium articulatum - Jointed Coyote-thistle
Eryngium petiolatum - Oregon Coyote-thistle
Erythronium quinaultense - Quinault Fawnlily
Erythronium revolutum - Pink Fawn-lily
Euonymus occidentalis - Western Wahoo
Eupatorium maculatum var. bruneri - Spotted Joe-pye Weed
Eurybia merita - Arctic Aster

Filipendula occidentalis - Queen-of-the-forest
Fritillaria camschatcensis - Black Lily

Gaultheria hispidula - Creeping Snowberry
Gentiana douglasiana - Swamp Gentian
Gentiana glauca - Glaucous Gentian
Gentianella tenella - Slender Gentian
Geranium oreganum - Oregon Crane's-bill
Geum rivale - Water Avens
Geum rossii var. depressum - Ross' Avens
Gilia leptomeria - Great Basin Gilia
Githopsis specularioides - Common Blue-cup

Hackelia cinerea - Gray Stickseed
Hackelia diffusa var. diffusa - Diffuse Stickseed
Hackelia hispida var. disjuncta - Sagebrush Stickseed
Hackelia hispida var. hispida - Rough Stickseed
Hackelia venusta - Showy Stickseed
Halimolobos perplexa var. perplexa - Puzzling Rockcress
Haplopappus liatriformus - Palouse goldenweed
Hedysarum occidentale - Western Hedysarum
Heterotheca oregona - Oregon Goldenaster
Heuchera grossulariifolia var. tenuifolia - Gooseberry-leaved Alumroot
Hierochloe odorata - Common Northern Sweet Grass
Howellia aquatilis - Howellia
Hydrocotyle ranunculoides - Floating Water Pennywort
Hypericum majus - Canadian St. John's-wort

Iliamna longisepala - Longsepal Globemallow
Isoetes minima - Midget Quillwort
Isoetes nuttallii - Nuttall's Quillwort
Iwatsukiella leucotricha - Iwatsukiella Moss

Juncus hemiendytus var. hemiendytus - Dwarf Rush
Juncus howellii - Howell's Rush
Juncus kelloggii - Kellogg's Rush
Juncus tiehmii - Tiehm's Rush
Juncus uncialis - Inch-high Rush

Lasthenia glaberrima - Smooth Goldfields
Lathyrus holochlorus - Thin-leaved Peavine
Lathyrus torreyi - Torrey's Peavine
Lathyrus vestitus ssp. bolanderi - Pacific Pea
Lepidium oxycarpum - Sharpfruited Peppergrass
Lesquerella tuplashensis - White Bluffs bladderpod
Linanthus bolanderi - Baker's Linanthus
Linaria canadensis var. texana - Texas Toadflax
Liparis loeselii - Twayblade
Lipocarpha aristulata - Awned Halfchaff Sedge
Listera borealis - Northern Twayblade
Lobelia dortmanna - Water Lobelia
Lobelia kalmii - Kalm's Lobelia
Loeflingia squarrosa var. squarrosa - Loeflingia
Loiseleuria procumbens - Alpine Azalea
Lomatium bradshawii - Bradshaw's Lomatium
Lomatium cusickii - Cusick's Desert-parsley
Lomatium laevigatum - Smooth Desert-parsley
Lomatium rollinsii - Rollins' Desert-parsley
Lomatium sandbergii - Sandberg's Desert-parsley
Lomatium serpentinum - Snake Canyon Desert-parsley
Lomatium suksdorfii - Suksdorf's Desert-parsley
Lomatium tuberosum - Hoover's Desert-parsley
Lupinus sabinianus - Sabin's Lupine
Lupinus sericeus var. asotinensis - Asotin Silky Lupine
Lupinus sulphureus ssp. kincaidii - Kincaid's Sulfur Lupine
Luzula arcuata - Curved Woodrush
Lycopodiella inundata - Bog Clubmoss
Lycopodium dendroideum - Treelike Clubmoss

Meconella oregana - White Meconella
Meesia uliginosa - Meesia Moss
Microseris bigelovii - Coast Microseris
Microseris borealis - Northern Microseris
Mimulus clivicola - Bank Monkey-flower
Mimulus cusickii - Cusick Monkeyflower
Mimulus jungermannioides - Liverwort Monkey-flower
Mimulus patulus - Stalk-leaved Monkeyflower
Mimulus pulsiferae - Pulsifer's Monkey-flower
Mimulus suksdorfii - Suksdorf's Monkey-flower
Minuartia nuttallii ssp. fragilis - Nuttall's Sandwort
Minuartia pusilla var. pusilla - Annual Sandwort
Monolepis pusilla - Red Poverty-weed
Montia diffusa - Branching Montia
Muhlenbergia glomerata - Marsh Muhly
Myosurus clavicaulis - Mousetail
Myriophyllum ussuriense - Ussurian Water-milfoil
Myurella julacea - Myurella Moss

Navarretia tagetina - Marigold Navarretia
Nicotiana attenuata - Coyote Tobacco
Nymphaea tetragona - Pygmy Water-lily

Oenothera caespitosa ssp. caespitosa - Cespitose Evening-primrose
Oenothera caespitosa ssp. marginata - Tufted Evening-primrose
Oenothera flava - Long-tubed Evening-primrose
Ophioglossum pusillum - Adder's-tongue
Opuntia fragilis - Brittle Prickly-pear
Orthocarpus bracteosus - Rosy Owl-clover
Oxalis suksdorfii - Western Yellow Oxalis
Oxytropis borealis var. viscida - Sticky Crazyweed
Oxytropis campestris var. columbiana - Columbia Crazyweed
Oxytropis campestris var. gracilis - Slender Crazyweed
Oxytropis campestris var. wanapum - Wanapum Crazyweed

Packera porteri - Porter's Butterweed
Parnassia fimbriata var. hoodiana - Fringed Grass-of-parnassus
Parnassia kotzebuei - Kotzebue's Grass-of-parnassus
Parnassia palustris var. neogaea - Northern Grass-of-parnassus
Pedicularis rainierensis - Mt. Rainier Lousewort
Pediocactus nigrispinus - Snowball Cactus
Pellaea brachyptera - Sierra Cliff-brake
Pellaea breweri - Brewer's Cliff-brake
Penstemon barrettiae - Barrett's Beardtongue
Penstemon deustus var. variabilis - Hot-rock Penstemon
Penstemon eriantherus var. whitedii - Fuzzytongue Penstemon
Penstemon wilcoxii - Wilcox's Penstemon
Perideridia oregana - Oregon Yampah
Petrophyton caespitosum var. caespitosum - Rocky Mountain Rockmat
Petrophyton cinerascens - Chelan Rockmat
Phacelia lenta - Sticky Phacelia
Phacelia minutissima - Least Phacelia
Phacelia tetramera - Dwarf Phacelia
Physaria didymocarpa var. didymocarpa - Common Twinpod
Physaria tuplashensis - White Bluffs Bladderpod
Pilularia americana - American Pillwort
Pityopus californica - Pine-foot
Plantago macrocarpa - Alaska Plantain
Platanthera chorisiana - Choris' Bog-orchid
Platanthera obtusata - Small Northern Bog-orchid
Platanthera sparsiflora - Canyon Bog-orchid
Poa laxiflora - Loose-flowered Bluegrass
Poa nervosa - Wheeler's Bluegrass
Poa unilateralis - Ocean-bluff Bluegrass
Polemonium carneum - Great Polemonium
Polemonium pectinatum - Washington Polemonium
Polemonium viscosum - Skunk Polemonium
Polyctenium fremontii var. fremontii - Fremont's Combleaf
Polygonum austiniae - Austin's Knotweed
Polygonum parryi - Parry's Knotweed
Polystichum californicum - California Sword-fern
Potamogeton filiformis var. occidentalis - Western Fineleaf Pondweed
Potamogeton foliosus ssp. fibrillosus - Leafy Pondweed
Potamogeton obtusifolius - Blunt-leaved Pondweed
Potentilla diversifolia var. perdissecta - Diverse-leaved Cinquefoil
Potentilla drummondii ssp. breweri - Brewer's Cinquefoil
Potentilla newberryi - Newberry Cinquefoil
Potentilla nivea - Snow Cinquefoil
Potentilla quinquefolia - Five-leaved Cinquefoil
Puccinellia nutkaensis - Alaska Alkaligrass
Pyrrocoma hirta var. sonchifolia - Sticky Goldenweed
Pyrrocoma liatriformis - Palouse Goldenweed

Ranunculus californicus - California Buttercup
Ranunculus cooleyae - Cooley's Buttercup
Ranunculus hebecarpus - Downy Butter-cup
Ranunculus populago - Mountain Buttercup
Ranunculus reconditus - Obscure Buttercup
Rhytidium rugosum - Golden Glade-moss
Ribes cereum var. colubrinum - Squaw Currant
Ribes oxyacanthoides ssp. irriguum - Idaho Gooseberry
Rorippa columbiae - Persistentsepal Yellowcress
Rotala ramosior - Lowland Toothcup
Rubus acaulis - Nagoonberry
Rubus nigerrimus - Northwest Raspberry

Salix candida - Hoary Willow
Salix glauca - Glaucous Willow
Salix maccalliana - Maccall's Willow
Salix sessilifolia - Soft-leaved Willow
Salix tweedyi - Tweedy's Willow
Salix vestita var. erecta - Rock Willow
Samolus parviflorus - Water-pimpernel
Sanguisorba menziesii - Menzies' Burnet
Sanicula arctopoides - Bear's-foot Sanicle
Sanicula marilandica - Black Snake-root
Saxifraga cernua - Nodding Saxifrage
Saxifraga rivularis - Pygmy Saxifrage
Saxifraga tischii - Tisch's Saxifrage
Saxifragopsis fragarioides - Strawberry Saxifrage
Schistostega pennata - Luminous Moss
Schizachyrium scoparium var. scoparium - Little Bluestem
Scirpus saximontanus - Rocky Mountain Bulrush
Sclerolinon digynum - Northwestern Yellowflax
Scribneria bolanderi - Scribner-grass
Scutellaria angustifolia ssp. micrantha - Narrowleaf Skullcap
Scutellaria antirrhinoides - Snap-dragon Skullcap
Sericocarpus oregonensis ssp. oregonensis - Oregon White-top Aster
Sericocarpus rigidus - White-top Aster
Sidalcea hendersonii - Henderson's checker mallow
Sidalcea hirtipes - Hairy-stemmed Checker-mallow
Sidalcea malviflora ssp. virgata - Rose Checker-mallow
Sidalcea nelsoniana - Nelson's Checker-mallow
Sidalcea oregana var. calva - Wenatchee Mountain Checker-mallow
Silene sargentii - Sargent's Catchfly
Silene seelyi - Seely's Silene
Silene spaldingii - Spalding's Silene
Sisyrinchium montanum - Strict Blue-eyed-grass
Sisyrinchium sarmentosum - Pale Blue-eyed Grass
Sisyrinchium septentrionale - Blue-eyed Grass
Sparganium fluctuans - Water Bur-reed
Spartina pectinata - Prairie Cordgrass
Spiranthes diluvialis - Ute Ladies' Tresses
Spiranthes porrifolia - Western Ladies-tresses
Subularia aquatica var. americana - Water Awlwort
Sullivantia oregana - Oregon Sullivantia
Swertia perennis - Swertia
Symphyotrichum boreale - Rush Aster
Symphyotrichum hallii - Hall's Aster
Symphyotrichum jessicae - Jessica's Aster
Synthyris pinnatifida var. lanuginosa - Cut-leaf Synthyris

Talinum sediforme - Okanogan Fameflower
Tauschia hooveri - Hoover's Tauschia
Tauschia tenuissima - Leiberg's Tauschia
Tayloria serrata - Serrate Dung Moss
Tetraphis geniculata - Tetraphis Moss
Tetraplodon mnioides - Entireleaf Nitrogen Moss
Teucrium canadense ssp. viscidum - Woodsage
Texosporium sancti-jacobi - Woven-spored Lichen
Thalictrum dasycarpum - Purple Meadowrue
Thelypodium howellii ssp. howellii - Howell's Thelypody
Thelypodium sagittatum ssp. sagittatum - Arrow Thelypody
Trichostema oblongum - Oblong Bluecurls
Trifolium douglasii - Douglas' Clover
Trifolium plumosum var. plumosum - Plumed Clover
Trifolium thompsonii - Thompson's Clover
Trillium parviflorum - Small-flowered Trillium

Utricularia gibba - Humped Bladderwort
Utricularia intermedia - Flat-leaved Bladderwort
Utricularia minor - Lesser Bladderwort

Vaccinium myrtilloides - Velvet-leaf Blueberry
Veratrum insolitum - Siskiyou False-hellebore
Viola renifolia - Kidney-leaved Violet

Whipplea modesta - Yerba de Selva
Wolffia columbiana - Columbia Water-meal
Woodwardia fimbriata - Chain-fern

 

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