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Protected Plants for All Scientific Names
Jurisdiction = State
State Distribution = U.S. States (Nevada)
110 records returned

Click on an accepted name below to view its PLANTS Profile with more information. Click on the reference link to see the published list and learn more about the law. Protected plants that are synonyms retain their protected status, and are indented beneath the current PLANTS accepted name; common names are from the state list.

Nevada Nevada Natural Heritage Program. 2001. State of Nevada list of fully protected plant species (20 October 2002). Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Nevada.
Nevada Nevada Natural Heritage Program. 2001. Christmas trees, cacti, and yucca native to Nevada (20 October 2002). Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Nevada.

Symbol Scientific Name State Common Name State Protected Status
ABCO Abies concolor (Gord. & Glend.) Lindl. ex Hildebr. Rocky Mountain white fir CY
ABLAL Abies lasiocarpa (Hook.) Nutt. var. lasiocarpa
ABBI3 Abies bifolia A. Murray bis corkbark fir, Rocky Mountain (sub)alpine fir CY
ABLO Abies lowiana (Gordon & Glend.) A. Murray bis
ABCOL Abies concolor (Gord. & Glend.) Lindl. ex Hildebr. var. lowiana (Gord. & Glend.) Lemmon
ABMA Abies magnifica A. Murray bis California red fir, Shasta red fir CY
ARCA4 Arctomecon californica Torr. & Frém. Las Vegas bearpoppy FP
ASGET Astragalus geyeri A. Gray var. triquetrus (A. Gray) M.E. Jones threecorner milkvetch FP
ASLES4 Astragalus lentiginosus Douglas ex Hook. var. sesquimetralis (Rydb.) Barneby Sodaville milkvetch FP
ASMOH Astragalus mohavensis S. Watson var. hemigyrus (Clokey) Barneby halfring milkvetch FP
ASPH Astragalus phoenix Barneby Ash Meadows milkvetch FP
ASYO Astragalus yoder-williamsii Barneby Osgood Mountains milkvetch FP
CADE27 Calocedrus decurrens (Torr.) Florin incense cedar CY
CASA20 Castilleja salsuginosa N.H. Holmgren Monte Neva paintbrush FP
CENA2 Centaurium namatophilum Reveal, C.R. Broome & Beatley
CENA Centaurium namophilum Reveal, Broome & Beatley spring-loving centaury FP
CRIN15 Cryptantha insolita (J.F. Macbr.) Payson unusual catseye FP
CYACC2 Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa (Engelm. & Bigelow) F.M. Knuth var. coloradensis (L.D. Benson) Pinkava
OPACC Opuntia acanthocarpa Engelm. & Bigelow var. coloradensis L.D. Benson buckhorn cholla CY
CYBI9 Cylindropuntia bigelovii (Engelm.) F.M. Knuth
OPBI Opuntia bigelovii Engelm. teddy bear cholla CY
CYEC3 Cylindropuntia echinocarpa (Engelm. & Bigelow) F.M. Knuth
OPEC Opuntia echinocarpa Engelm. & Bigelow golden cholla, silver cholla CY
CYMU11 Cylindropuntia ×multigeniculata (Clokey) Backeb. (pro sp.) [echinocarpa × whipplei]
OPWHM Opuntia whipplei Engelm. & Bigelow var. multigeniculata (Clokey) L.D. Benson blue diamond cholla, blue diamond cholla CY, FP
CYRA9 Cylindropuntia ramosissima (Engelm.) F.M. Knuth
OPRA Opuntia ramosissima Engelm. diamond cholla, pencil cactus CY
CYWH Cylindropuntia whipplei (Engelm. & Bigelow) F.M. Knuth
OPWH Opuntia whipplei Engelm. & Bigelow Whipple cholla CY
ECPOP Echinocactus polycephalus Engelm. & Bigelow var. polycephalus cottontop cactus CY
ECPOX Echinocactus polycephalus Engelm. & Bigelow var. xeranthemoides J.M. Coult. Grand Canyon cottontop cactus CY
ECEN Echinocereus engelmannii (Parry ex Engelm.) Lem. hedgehog cactus, saint cactus, torch cactus CY
ECTR Echinocereus triglochidiatus Engelm. (Mojave) mound cactus CY
ECJO3 Echinomastus johnsonii (Parry ex Engelm.) E.M. Baxter
NEJO Neolloydia johnsonii (Parry ex Engelm.) L.D. Benson beehive cactus, keg cactus CY
ENNUC Enceliopsis nudicaulis (A. Gray) A. Nelson var. corrugata Cronquist Ash Meadows sunray FP
ERAR18 Eriogonum argophyllum Reveal Sulphur Springs buckwheat FP
EROVW Eriogonum ovalifolium Nutt. var. williamsiae Reveal Steamboat buckwheat FP
ERVI7 Eriogonum viscidulum J.T. Howell sticky bucwheat FP
ESVIA Escobaria vivipara (Nutt.) Buxbaum var. arizonica (Engelm.) D.R. Hunt Arizona foxtail cactus CY
ESVID Escobaria vivipara (Nutt.) Buxbaum var. deserti (Engelm.) D.R. Hunt desert pincushion CY
ESVIR2 Escobaria vivipara (Nutt.) Buxbaum var. rosea (Clokey) D.R. Hunt beehive cactus, Clokey pincushion, foxtail cactus CY
FECYL Ferocactus cylindraceus (Engelm.) Orcutt var. lecontei (Engelm.) H. Bravo (Mojave) barrel cactus, miners compass CY
FRGY Frasera gypsicola (Barneby) D.M. Post Sunnyside green gentian FP
GRFR Grindelia fraxinopratensis Reveal & Beatley Ash Meadows gumplant FP
GRPA11 Grusonia parishii (Orcutt) Pinkava
OPPA Opuntia parishii Orcutt club cholla, devil cholla, mat cholla, Parish cholla CY
GRPU3 Grusonia pulchella (Engelm.) H. Rob.
OPPU Opuntia pulchella Engelm. sand cholla CY
HEAR22 Hesperocyparis arizonica (Greene) Bartel
CUAR Cupressus arizonica Greene Arizona cypress CY
IVKI Ivesia kingii S. Watson
IVKIE Ivesia kingii S. Watson var. eremica (Coville) Ertter Ash Meadows invesia FP
JUCA7 Juniperus californica Carrière California juniper CY
JUGR7 Juniperus grandis R.P. Adams
JUOCA Juniperus occidentalis Hook. var. australis (Vasek) A.H. Holmgren & N.H. Holmgren Sierra western juniper CY
JUOC Juniperus occidentalis Hook.
JUOCO Juniperus occidentalis Hook. var. occidentalis Oregon western juniper CY
JUOS Juniperus osteosperma (Torr.) Little Utah juniper CY
JUSC2 Juniperus scopulorum Sarg. Rocky Mountain juniper CY
MATE4 Mammillaria tetrancistra Engelm. (little) fishhook cactus CY
MELE3 Mentzelia leucophylla Brandegee Ash Meadows blazingstar FP
NIMO Nitrophila mohavensis Munz & Roos Amargosa niterwort FP
OPBAB2 Opuntia basilaris Engelm. & Bigelow var. basilaris beavertail cactus CY
OPCH Opuntia chlorotica Engelm. & Bigelow pancake (prickly) pear CY
OPFR Opuntia fragilis (Nutt.) Haw. brittle prickly pear, little prickly pear CY
OPPH Opuntia phaeacantha Engelm. disk prickly pear, New Mexico prickly pear CY
OPCH4 Opuntia charlestonensis Clokey plateau prickly pear CY
OPPOE Opuntia polyacantha Haw. var. erinacea (Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow ex Engelm.) Parfitt
OPERE Opuntia erinacea Engelm. & Bigelow ex Engelm. var. erinacea grizzly bear cactus, Mojave prickly pear, old man cactus CY
OPPOP Opuntia polyacantha Haw. var. polyacantha plains prickly pear CY
OPERU2 Opuntia erinacea Engelm. & Bigelow ex Engelm. var. utahensis (Engelm.) L.D. Benson Utah prickly pear CY
OPPOR Opuntia polyacantha Haw. var. rufispina (Engelm. & Bigelow ex Engelm.) L.D. Benson southwestern plains prickly pear CY
PESIR Pediocactus simpsonii (Engelm.) Britton & Rose var. robustior (J.M. Coult.) L.D. Benson hedgehog thistle CY
PESIS Pediocactus simpsonii (Engelm.) Britton & Rose var. simpsonii Simpson hedgehog cactus CY
PHIN10 Phacelia inconspicua Greene obscure scorpion plant FP
PIEN Picea engelmannii Parry ex Engelm. Engelmann spruce CY
PIAL Pinus albicaulis Engelm. whitebark pine CY
PICOM Pinus contorta Douglas ex Loudon var. murrayana (Balf.) Engelm. Sierra lodgepole pine CY
PIFL2 Pinus flexilis James limber pine CY
PIJE Pinus jeffreyi Balf. Jeffrey pine CY
PILA Pinus lambertiana Douglas sugar pine CY
PILO Pinus longaeva D.K. Bailey ancient bristlecone pine CY
PIMO Pinus monophylla Torr. & Frém. singleleaf pinyon pine CY
PIMO3 Pinus monticola Douglas ex D. Don western white pine CY
PIPOP Pinus ponderosa C. Lawson var. ponderosa ponderosa pine CY
PIPOS Pinus ponderosa C. Lawson var. scopulorum Engelm. Rocky Mountain ponderosa pine CY
PIPOW2 Pinus ponderosa Lawson & C. Lawson var. washoensis (H. Mason & Stockw.) J.R. Haller & Vivrette
PIWA Pinus washoensis H. Mason & Stockw. Washoe pine CY
POWI Polyctenium williamsiae Rollins Williams combleaf FP
PSMEG Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.) Franco var. glauca (Beissn.) Franco Rocky Mountain douglas fir CY
PSMEM Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.) Franco var. menziesii coast douglas fir CY
ROSU2 Rorippa subumbellata Rollins Tahoe yellowcress FP
SCNY Sclerocactus nyensis F. Hochstätter Tonopah fishhook cactus CY
SCPO4 Sclerocactus polyancistrus (Engelm. & Bigelow) Britton & Rose hermit cactus, Mojave fishhook cactus, pincushion, pineapple cactus CY
SCPU6 Sclerocactus pubispinus (Engelm.) L.D. Benson Great Basin fishhook cactus CY
SCSPB Sclerocactus spinosior (Engelm.) Woodruff & L.D. Benson ssp. blainei (S.L. Welsh & Thorne) F. Hochstätter
SCBL Sclerocactus blainei S.L. Welsh & Thorne Blaine pincushion CY
SCSC5 Sclerocactus schlesseri K.D. Heil & S.L. Welsh Schlesser pincushion CY
SPDI6 Spiranthes diluvialis Sheviak Ute lady's tresses FP
TSME Tsuga mertensiana (Bong.) Carrière mountain hemlock CY
YUBA Yucca baccata Torr.
YUBAB Yucca baccata Torr. var. baccata banana yucca CY
YUBAV Yucca baccata Torr. var. vespertina McKelvey blue yucca CY
YUBRB Yucca brevifolia Engelm. var. brevifolia Joshua tree CY
YUBRJ Yucca brevifolia Engelm. var. jaegeriana McKelvey dwarf joshua tree CY
YUEL Yucca elata (Engelm.) Engelm.
YUELU Yucca elata (Engelm.) Engelm. var. utahensis (McKelvey) Reveal soaptree yucca CY
YUHAH Yucca harrimaniae Trel. var. harrimaniae Harriman yucca CY
YUSC2 Yucca schidigera Roezl ex Ortgies Mojave yucca, spanish bayonet CY
†CodeProtected Status
FPFully Protected
CYProtected as a Cactus, Yucca, or Christmas tree


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