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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.


Coleman's coralroot photo © Ron Coleman