New York Natural Heritage Program
Woodland Cudweed
Omalotheca sylvatica (L.) Schultz-Bip. & F.W. Schultz
Dicots
Family: Aster Family (Asteraceae)

State Protection: Endangered
listed species are those with: 1) 5 or fewer extant sites, or 2) fewer than 1,000 individuals, or 3) restricted to fewer than 4 U.S.G.S. 7 minute topographical maps, or 4) species listed as endangered by U.S. Department of Interior.

Federal Protection: Not Listed

State Rarity Rank: S1
A State Rarity Rank of S1 means: This plant is endangered/critically imperiled in New York because of extreme rarity (typically 5 or fewer populations or very few remaining individuals) or is extremely vulnerable to extirpation from New York due to biological factors.

Global Rarity Rank: G4
A Global Rarity Rank of G4 means: This species is apparently secure globally (typically with more than 100+ populations), though it may be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.


Did you know?
This species has been found only once in New York but more occurrences could probably be found in the Adirondacks if more searches are done.

State Ranking Justification [-]
There are two existing populations with hundreds of plants each and no other historical populations.

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