CPC Plant Profile: Mt. Shasta Snakeroot
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Mt. Shasta Snakeroot (Ageratina shastensis)

Description
  • Global Rank: G3 - Vulnerable
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • State:
  • Nature Serve ID: 144256
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/23/2021

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Nomenclature
Taxon Ageratina shastensis
Authority (D.W. Taylor & Stebbins) R.M. King & H. Rob.
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 449618
ITIS 36476
USDA AGSH2
Common Names Mt. Shasta Snakeroot | Shasta Eupatorium
Associated Scientific Names Eupatorium shastense
Distribution This species is known only from a small area within the Cascade Range in Shasta County, California. 22 occurrences are believed extant, with an additional 5 considered historical or unrankable. Almost all occurrences are within the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, where it is considered a Sensitive Species. Potential threats include mining, logging, and road building/expansion, and recreation.
State Rank
State State Rank
California S3
Habitat

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Reintroduction
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