PROTECTION STATUS: Endangered
YEAR PLACED ON LIST: 1997
CRITICAL HABITAT: None
RECOVERY PLAN: None
RANGE: The mountains of southeastern Arizona in the San Pedro watershed in Santa Cruz and Cochise counties
THREATS: Habitat loss and degradation from livestock grazing, groundwater pumping, and water diversion; competition with nonnative species; illegal collection; and possibly fire suppression
POPULATION TREND: Five populations of Canelo Hills ladies’ tresses existed as of 2007. Estimating population size and stability is difficult because nonflowering plants are hard to find and dormant plants go uncounted.