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Species Considered, but dropped

The list of taxa considered but not included (with reasons) can be accessed from this page.

Taxa Considered for the Rare List, but not Included

The Council used the list of taxa maintained by the New Mexico Natural Heritage Program to begin its consideration of which ones to include on the New Mexico Rare Plant List. This initial list contained more than 600 taxa. Brief explanations for not including many of these taxa can be seen by clicking a letter (corresponding to the first letter of a botanical name) below. Council members investigated taxa for which no easy decision was possible. Many taxon names are linked to those reports.

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Photo credits in header Peniocereus greggii var. greggii © T. Todsen,
Lepidospartum burgessii © M. Howard, Argemone pleiacantha ssp. pinnatisecta © R. Sivinski
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