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Endangered and Threatened Plants

The nation behaves well if it treats the natural resources as assets which it must turn over to the next generation increased, and not impaired, in value. Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919)

  1. Gulf Coast Redflower Pitcherplant

    Sarracenia rubra ssp. gulfensis

  2. Wherry's Redflower Pitcherplant

    Sarracenia rubra ssp. wherryi

  3. Bay Starvine Flower

    Schisandra glabra

  4. Bay Starvine Flower

    Schisandra glabra

  5. Chaffseed

    Schwalbea americana

  6. Chaffseed

    Schwalbea americana

  7. Florida Skullcap

    Scutellaria floridana

  8. Florida Skullcap

    Scutellaria floridana

  9. Carolina Catchfly

    Silene caroliniana

  10. Carolina Catchfly

    Silene caroliniana

  11. Carolina Catchfly

    Silene caroliniana

  12. Fringed Catchfly

    Silene catesbaei
    The Fringed Catchfly gets the first part of its name from the intricate delicate snowflake-like pattern along the edges of its petals.

  13. Fringed Catchfly

    Silene catesbaei

  14. Fire Pink

    Silene virginica

  15. Gentian Pinkroot

    Spigelia gentianoides

  16. Gentian Pinkroot

    Spigelia gentianoides

  17. Logan's Pinkroot

    Spigelia loganoides

  18. Lacelip Ladiestresses Orchid

    Spiranthes laciniata

  19. Lacelip Ladiestresses Orchid

    Spiranthes laciniata

  20. Lacelip Ladiestresses Orchid

    Spiranthes laciniata

  21. Longlip Ladiestresses Orchid

    Spiranthes longilabris
    Ladiestresses orchids are often difficult to identify down to species, but the Longlip Ladiestresses Orchid is easily recognized by its two side petals that extend out to the side.
    This petal arrangement, in combination with its yellow throat and clubbed hairs on the flowers, separate this ladiestresses orchid from its siblings.