Invasive exotic plants often spread rapidly, displace native plants, and alter ecological processes.
Given the natural rarity of the Missouri bladderpod, proper stewardship of existing habitat is critical for the conservation of the species.
Native and restored plant communities are part of the foundation of park ecosystems.
The western prairie fringed orchid is classified as imperiled or critically imperiled in eight states and one Canadian province.
Wetlands are important sites of biodiversity, providing habitat for nearly half of all endangered species.
Last updated: October 17, 2017