Snake River Goldenweed

Photo Credit: Oregon Department of Agriculture


  • Species Common Name Snake River Goldenweed
  • Species Scientific Name Pyrrocoma radiata
  • Federal Listing Status Species of Concern
  • State Listing Status Endangered


Special needs

Snake River goldenweed is found in arid, shrub-steppe rangeland. This species occurs on loam soils on steep, rocky hillsides.

Limiting factors

Livestock grazing is a major threat to this species.

Conservation actions

Minimize grazing at priority sites.

Key reference or plan

Oregon Department of Agriculture Plant Conservation