A narrow endemic of Logan Canyon in Cache County, Utah. Using historical botanical species, no evidence of declines in numbers of populations or in the range of the species was found. Primula maguirei is most limited by the availability of suitable habitat (dolomitic cliffs and boulders with cool, moist microclimate). Threats include rock climbing activities, collecting, and potential highway improvements.
Recreational rock climbing
Amateur horticultural collecting
(State of Utah Natural Resources 2002)
The estimated population size is 3000 individuals in 6 known locations. (USFWS 1990)
This species occurs on federal lands managed b y the Logan Ranger District of the Wasatch-Cache National Forest.
Seed germination or tissue culture propagation protocols must be established.
Environmental factors that govern the distribution of this species are not well understood, nor are the long-term
Successful propagation of this species is critical.
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