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State Endangered Plant List

State Listed Endangered Plants

Currently New Mexico has 45 plant species that are listed endangered, including 13 federally listed species. Click here for the full list.

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Bernalillo

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1. Spiranthes magnicamporum

Catron

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1. Allium gooddingii

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2. Erigeron hessii

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3. Erigeron rhizomatus

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4. Puccinellia parishii

Chaves

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1. Agalinis calycina

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2. Cirsium wrightii

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3. Coryphantha robustispina ssp. scheeri

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4. Echinocereus fendleri var. kuenzleri

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5. Helianthus paradoxus

Cibola

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1. Helianthus paradoxus

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2. Puccinellia parishii

Colfax

None

Curry

None

De Baca

None

Dona Ana

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1. Escobaria organensis

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2. Escobaria sneedii var. sneedii

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3. Escobaria villardii

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4. Opuntia arenaria

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5. Peniocereus greggii

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6. Polygala rimulicola var. mescalerorum

Eddy

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1. Amsonia tharpii

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2. Cirsium wrightii

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3. Coryphantha robustispina spp. scheeri

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4. Echinocereus fendleri var. kuenzleri

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5. Eriogonum gypsophilum

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6. Escobaria sneedii var. leei

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7. Hexalectris nitida

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8. Linum allredii

Grant

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1. Cleome multicaulis (Peritoma multicaulis)

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2. Cypridedium parviflorum var. pubescens

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3. Peniocereus greggii

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4. Puccinellia parishii

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5. Scophularia macrantha

Guadalupe

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1. Cirsium wrightii

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2. Helianthus paradoxus

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3. Spiranthes magnicamporum

Harding

None

Hidalgo

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1. Castilleja ornata

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2. Castilleja tomentosa

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3. Cleome multicaulis (Peritoma multicaulis)

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4. Hexalectris arizonica

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5. Hexalectris colemanii

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6. Pediomelum pentaphyllum

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7. Peniocereus greggii

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8. Puccinellia parishii

Lea

None

Lincoln

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1. Allium gooddingii

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2. Echinocereus fendleri var. kuenzleri

Los Alamos

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1. Pediomelum pentaphyllum

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2. Lilium philadelphicum

Luna

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1. Opuntia arenaria

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2. Peniocereus greggii

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3. Scophularia macrantha

McKinley

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1. Allium gooddingii

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2. Erigeron rhizomatus

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3. Puccinellia parishii

Mora

None

Otero

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1. Argemone pinnatisecta

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2. Cirsium vinaceum

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3. Cirsium wrightii

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4. Echinocereus fendleri var. kuenzleri

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5. Escobaria villardi

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6. Hedeoma todsenii

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7. Hexalectris nitida

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8. Lepidospartum burgessii

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9. Lilium philadelphicum

Quay

None

Rio Arriba

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1. Cymopterus spellenbergii

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2. Sclerocactus cloverae

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3. Spiranthes magnicamporum

Roosevelt

None

Sandoval

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1. Lilium philadelphicum

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2. Puccinellia parishii

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3. Sclerocactus cloverae

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4. Townsendia gypsophila

San Juan

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1. Alicella formosa

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2. Allium gooddingii

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3. Astragalus humillimus

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4. Cypripedium parviflorum var. pubescens

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5. Erigeron rhizomatus

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6. Pediocactus knowltonii

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7. Puccinellia parishii

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8. Sclerocactus cloverae

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9. Sclerocactus mesae-verdae

San Miguel

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1. Cypripedium parviflorum var. pubescens

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2. Ipomopsis sancti-spiritus

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3. Lilium philadelphicum

Santa Fe

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1. Ipomopsis sancti-spiritus

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2. Cylindropuntia viridiflora

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3. Lilium philadelphicum

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4. Spiranthes magnicamporum

Sierra

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1. Cirsium wrightii

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2. Escobaria duncanii

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3. Hedeoma todsenii

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4. Hexalectris arizonica

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5. Penstemon metcalfei

Socorro

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1. Cirsium wrightii

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2. Helianthus paradoxus

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3. Opuntia arenaria

Taos

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1. Cymopterus spellenbergii

Torrance

None

Union

None

Valencia

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1. Helianthus paradoxus

Purple flowers in desert environment

Aztec gilia
(Aliciella formosa)

Purple flowers in a field of green

Goodding’s onion
(Allium gooddingii)

A purple wildflower against vegetation

Sacramento Mountains thistle
(Cirsium vinaceum)

White thistles in a field

Wright’s marsh thistle
(Cirsium wrightii)

Bright red flowers on forest floor

Todsen’s pennyroyal
(Hedeoma todsenii)

A group of flowering cacti

Lee’s pincushion cactus
(Escobaria sneedii var. leei)

A cluster of delicate white flowers on mountainside

Hess’ fleabane
(Erigeron hessii)

Ball-shaped cactus with pale delicate blooms

Knowlton’s cactus
(Pediocactus knowltonii)

Small thorny cactus with bright pink bloom

Clover’s cactus
(Sclerocactus cloverae)

Spindly plant with tiny white flowers

Tharp’s bluestar
(Amsonia tharpii)