Dwarf Meadowfoam

Photo Credit: Oregon Department of Agriculture


  • Species Common Name Dwarf Meadowfoam
  • Species Scientific Name Limnanthes floccosa ssp. pumila
  • Federal Listing Status Species of Concern
  • State Listing Status Threatened


Special needs

Dwarf meadowfoam typically grows along the edges of deep vernal pools. This species is associated with ancient basalt lava flows on Upper and Lower Table Rocks in Jackson County, above 1950 feet.

Limiting factors

Habitat loss and degradation, including impacts of trail construction and maintenance, threaten this species.

Conservation actions

Minimize impacts from trail construction and maintenance. Continue population monitoring. Note: this plant occurs only on federal land.

Key reference or plan

Oregon Department of Agriculture Plant Conservation