Fish and Wildlife Service's Northeast Region, my first encounter with a recovery plan was for the endangered Jesup's milk-vetch
(Astragalus robbinsii var.
The program also entails the monitoring and restoration of endangered species like the sentry milk-vetch
, which has been seriously affected by development catering to the thousands of tourist who arrive at the South Rim.
USGS ecologists from the Southwest Biological Science Center in Arizona and USGS geologists from the Earth Surface Dynamics Program initiated collaborative research on the endangered Shivwits milk-vetch
(Astragalus ampullarioides), a narrowly distributed plant with only five known populations in Washington County, Utah.
Overhead came the wheezy call of siskins as we noted flowers tolerant of Dolfwynog's copper: purple milk-vetch
, trailing St John's Wort, broad-leaved helleborine orchid.
Rodriguez also said a recent discovery of the endangered Branton's milk-vetch
, a plant, was on land dedicated for open space and will not impact the project.
One of our nation's rarest plants, the sentry milk-vetch
(Astragalus cremnophylax var.
Fish and Wildlife Service are those insects that visit an endangered plant, the Lane Mountain milk-vetch