ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT PROFILE
PROTECTION STATUS: Not listed
RANGE: McCleary Canyon and Sawmill Canyon in the Santa Rita Mountains; a single population in the Dragoon Mountains
THREATS: Mining, livestock grazing, recreation, drought and global climate change
POPULATION TREND: Only four populations of this orchid were ever known, and one of them no longer exists. The remaining three populations combined have fewer than 200 flowers in any given year. Populations are known to decline in times of drought.