Native Plant Program Laws, Permits and CDFW Plant Programs California Laws Protecting Native Plants Permits for Plants CDFW Plant-related Programs California Native Plant Information Native Plants and Climate Change California's Unique Vernal Pools Native Plant Threats: Invasive Species Don't Plant Me! External Links Rare, Threatened & Endangered Lists and Information Information about Rare, Threatened and Endangered Plants Threatened and Endangered Plant Species Profiles List of Rare, Threatened and Endangered Plant Species (PDF) Protocols for Plant Surveys (PDF) Research and Recovery Reports Contact Information on the biology, distribution, and status of California’s rare, threatened, and endangered plant species is available from the links below. Lists of California’s rare, threatened and endangered plants, bryophytes, and lichens are also described and available below. Species Information Fritillaria roderickii CDFW Photo by Clare Golec Threatened and Endangered Plant Profiles Species Accounts of Rare, Threatened, and Endangered Plants from 2004 Status Report (PDF)(opens in new tab) Protocols for Surveying and Evaluating Impacts to Special Status Native Plant Populations and Natural Communities (PDF)(opens in new tab) CDFW’s California Natural Diversity Database (CNDDB) Illustrations of California Rare, Threatened and Endangered Plant Species, created by retired CDFW botanist Mary Ann Showers Reports of Research and Recovery Actions for Threatened and Endangered Plants(opens in new tab) (opens CDFW’s document library) External resources for species information Species Lists The List of State and Federally-Listed Endangered, Threatened and Rare Plants of California (PDF)(opens in new tab) includes all of the plant species that have been designated as rare, threatened, endangered, or candidate by the California Fish and Game Commission under California law, and all plant species that both occur in California and have been designated as threatened, endangered or are proposed for listing under the federal Endangered Species ActEndangered Species Act(opens in new tab). The Special Vascular Plants, Bryophytes, and Lichens List (PDF)(opens in new tab) includes all of the plant species in the list above and all other plant species tracked by CDFW’s California Natural Diversity Database (CNDDB), including high priority bryophytes (mosses, liverworts, and hornworts), plant species that are considered endangered or rare under section 15380 of CEQA, plant species that are considered sensitive by federal agencies, or other plant species that are biologically rare, very restricted in distribution, or declining throughout their range. Some lichens are also included on the list.