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 deep purple spot and the green tips clearly identifies this rare species. It is found in only two counties in Oregon. It is designated as a "Species of Concern".
Finley National Wildlife Refuge, Oregon