Threatened, Endangered, and Rare Species of Benton County
As small as Benton County is, it still has several species listed as threatened or endangered under the Federal Endangered Species Act, as well as several rare species including the following not pictured here: Fender’s Blue Butterfly (Icaricia icarioides fenderi) Taylor’s Checkerspot Butterfly (Euphydryas editha taylori) Kincaid’s Lupine (Lupinus sulphureus ssp. kincaidii) Streaked Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris strigata) Read the Benton County Habitat Conservation PlanRead More
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The Willamette Daisy (Erigeron decumbens var. decumbens) was thought to be extinct, however, in 1980, two populations were found. Today, fewer than 20 populations consisting of approximately 7,500 plants exist.
Finley National Wildlife Refuge, Oregon.