Although no Federally listed rare or endangered plants occur within the park, there are numerous State of Maryland listed threatened and endangered species. Many of the plants found in Catoctin are uncommon in the Middle-Atlantic States.
Please remember that it is illegal to pick wildflowers or collect seeds from plants. Personal consumption of berries and mushrooms is permitted.
Did You Know?
Extremely rare at the beginning of the 20th century, white-tailed deer populations in Maryland have not only rebounded, but now number more than at any time in history.