U.S. Fish and Wildlife

Endangered Species

California


Animals

1967
Condor, California U.S.A. only
Gymnogyps californianus
E

1967
Fox, San Joaquin kit
Vulpes macrotis mutica
E

1967
Lizard, blunt-nosed leopard
Gambelia silus
E

1967
Pikeminnow (=squawfish), Colorado Wherever found
Ptychocheilus lucius
E

1967
Pupfish, Owens Wherever found
Cyprinodon radiosus
E

1967
Rail, Yuma clapper
Rallus longirostris yumanensis
E

1967
Salamander, Santa Cruz long-toed
Ambystoma macrodactylum croceum
E

1967
Seal, Guadalupe fur
Arctocephalus townsendi
T

1967
Snake, San Francisco garter
Thamnophis sirtalis tetrataenia
E

1967
Trout, Paiute cutthroat
Oncorhynchus clarkii seleniris
T

1970
Albatross, short-tailed
Phoebastria (=Diomedea) albatrus
E

1970
Kangaroo rat, Morro Bay
Dipodomys heermanni morroensis
E

1970
Mouse, salt marsh harvest
Reithrodontomys raviventris
E

1970
Rail, California clapper
Rallus longirostris obsoletus
E

1970
Rail, light-footed clapper
Rallus longirostris levipes
E

1970
Sea turtle, leatherback
Dermochelys coriacea
E

1970
Stickleback, unarmored threespine
Gasterosteus aculeatus williamsoni
E

1970
Tern, California least
Sterna antillarum browni
E

1970
Trout, Lahontan cutthroat
Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi
T

1970
Tui chub, Mohave
Gila bicolor ssp. mohavensis
E

1970
Whale, blue
Balaenoptera musculus
E

1970
Whale, finback
Balaenoptera physalus
E

1970
Whale, Sei
Balaenoptera borealis
E

1970
Whale, sperm
Physeter catodon (=macrocephalus)
E

1973
Salamander, desert slender
Batrachoseps aridus
E

1976
Butterfly, El Segundo blue
Euphilotes battoides allyni
E

1976
Butterfly, Lange's metalmark
Apodemia mormo langei
E

1976
Butterfly, lotis blue
Lycaeides argyrognomon lotis
E

1976
Butterfly, mission blue
Icaricia icarioides missionensis
E

1976
Butterfly, San Bruno elfin
Callophrys mossii bayensis
E

1976
Butterfly, Smith's blue
Euphilotes enoptes smithi
E

1977
Otter, southern sea
Enhydra lutris nereis
T

1977
Shrike, San Clemente loggerhead
Lanius ludovicianus mearnsi
E

1977
Sparrow, San Clemente sage
Amphispiza belli clementeae
T

1978
Sea turtle, olive ridley
Lepidochelys olivacea
T

1978
Trout, Little Kern golden
Oncorhynchus aguabonita whitei
T

1978
Wolf, gray
Canis lupus
E

1980
Beetle, delta green ground
Elaphrus viridis
T

1980
Beetle, valley elderberry longhorn
Desmocerus californicus dimorphus
T

1980
Butterfly, Oregon silverspot
Speyeria zerene hippolyta
T

1980
Butterfly, Palos Verdes blue
Glaucopsyche lygdamus palosverdesensis
E

1980
Chub, bonytail
Gila elegans
E

1980
Lizard, Coachella Valley fringe-toed
Uma inornata
T

1980
Moth, Kern primrose sphinx
Euproserpinus euterpe
T

1980
Tortoise, desert
Gopherus agassizii
T

1984
Vole, Amargosa
Microtus californicus scirpensis
E

1985
Chub, Owens Tui
Gila bicolor ssp. snyderi
E

1985
Kangaroo rat, Fresno
Dipodomys nitratoides exilis
E

1985
Sucker, Warner
Catostomus warnerensis
T

1986
Pupfish, desert
Cyprinodon macularius
E

1987
Vireo, least Bell's
Vireo bellii pusillus
E

1987
Butterfly, bay checkerspot
Euphydryas editha bayensis
T

1987
Kangaroo rat, giant
Dipodomys ingens
E

1987
Towhee, Inyo California
Pipilo crissalis eremophilus
T

1988
Crayfish, Shasta
Pacifastacus fortis
E

1988
Kangaroo rat, Stephens' (Dipodomys stephensi
incl. D. cascus
E

1988
Kangaroo rat, Tipton
Dipodomys nitratoides nitratoides
E

1988
Shrimp, California freshwater
Syncaris pacifica
E

1988
Sucker, Lost River
Deltistes luxatus
E

1988
Sucker, shortnose
Chasmistes brevirostris
E

1990
Owl, northern spotted
Strix occidentalis caurina
T

1990
Salmon, Chinook California Coastal
Oncorhynchus (=Salmo) tshawytscha
T

1991
Mountain beaver, Point Arena
Aplodontia rufa nigra
E

1991
Sucker, razorback
Xyrauchen texanus
E

1992
Butterfly, Myrtle's silverspot
Speyeria zerene myrtleae
E

1992
Murrelet, marbled
Brachyramphus marmoratus
T

1993
Fairy shrimp, Riverside
Streptocephalus woottoni
E

1993
Fly, Delhi Sands flower-loving
Rhaphiomidas terminatus abdominalis
E

1993
Gnatcatcher, coastal California
Polioptila californica californica
T

1993
Plover, western snowy Pacific Coast
Charadrius alexandrinus nivosus
T

1993
Smelt, delta
Hypomesus transpacificus
T

1993
Snake, giant garter
Thamnophis gigas
T

1994
Fairy shrimp, Conservancy
Branchinecta conservatio
E

1994
Fairy shrimp, longhorn
Branchinecta longiantenna
E

1994
Fairy shrimp, vernal pool
Branchinecta lynchi
T

1994
Goby, tidewater
Eucyclogobius newberryi
E

1994
Mouse, Pacific pocket
Perognathus longimembris pacificus
E

1994
Snail, Morro shoulderband (=Banded dune)
Helminthoglypta walkeriana
E

1994
Tadpole shrimp, vernal pool
Lepidurus packardi
E

1994
Toad, arroyo (=arroyo southwestern)
Anaxyrus californicus
E

1995
Flycatcher, southwestern willow
Empidonax traillii extimus
E

1996
Frog, California red-legged
Rana draytonii
T

1996
Salmon, coho Central California Coast ESU
Oncorhynchus (=Salmo) kisutch
E

1997
Beetle, Mount Hermon June
Polyphylla barbata
E

1997
Butterfly, Behren's silverspot
Speyeria zerene behrensii
E

1997
Butterfly, callippe silverspot
Speyeria callippe callippe
E

1997
Butterfly, Quino checkerspot
Euphydryas editha quino (=E. e. wrighti)
E

1997
Fairy shrimp, San Diego
Branchinecta sandiegonensis
E

1997
Grasshopper, Zayante band-winged
Trimerotropis infantilis
E

1997
Salmon, coho 
Oncorhynchus (=Salmo) kisutch
T

1997
Skipper, Laguna Mountains
Pyrgus ruralis lagunae
E

1997
Whipsnake (=striped racer), Alameda
Masticophis lateralis euryxanthus
E

1998
Kangaroo rat, San Bernardino Merriam's
Dipodomys merriami parvus
E

1998
Sheep, Peninsular bighorn Peninsular CA pop.
Ovis canadensis nelsoni
E

1998
Steelhead Central California Coast DPS
Oncorhynchus (=Salmo) mykiss
T

1998
Steelhead Southern California DPS
Oncorhynchus (=Salmo) mykiss
E

1999
Sheep, Sierra Nevada bighorn Sierra Nevada
Ovis canadensis sierrae
E

2000
Lynx, Canada Contiguous U.S. DPS
Lynx canadensis
T

2000
Rabbit, riparian brush
Sylvilagus bachmani riparius
E

2000
Salamander, California tiger U.S.A. (CA - Sonoma County)
Ambystoma californiense
E

2000
Salamander, California tiger U.S.A. (Central CA DPS)
Ambystoma californiense
T

2000
Steelhead Northern California DPS
Oncorhynchus (=Salmo) mykiss
T

2000
Sucker, Santa Ana 3 CA river basins
Catostomus santaanae
T

2000
Woodrat, riparian (=San Joaquin Valley)
Neotoma fuscipes riparia
E

2001
Skipper, Carson wandering
Pseudocopaeodes eunus obscurus
E

2001
Tiger beetle, Ohlone
Cicindela ohlone
E

2002
Salamander, California tiger
Ambystoma californiense
E

2002
Shrew, Buena Vista Lake ornate
Sorex ornatus relictus
E

2004
Fox, Santa Catalina Island
Urocyon littoralis catalinae
T

2005
Abalone, White North America
Haliotis sorenseni
E

2006
Sturgeon, green Southern DPS
Acipenser medirostris
T

2011
Beetle, Casey's June
Dinacoma caseyi
E

2014
Cuckoo, yellow-billed Western U.S. DPS
Coccyzus americanus
T

2014
Frog, mountain yellow-legged Northern California DPS
Rana muscosa
E

2014
Frog, mountain yellow-legged Southern California DPS
Rana muscosa
E

2014
Frog, Oregon spotted
Rana pretiosa
T

2014
Frog, Sierra Nevada Yellow-legged
Rana sierrae
E

2014
Toad, Yosemite
Anaxyrus canorus
T

Plants

1977
Bush-mallow, San Clemente Island
Malacothamnus clementinus
E

1977
Indian paintbrush, San Clemente Island
Castilleja grisea
T

1977
Larkspur, San Clemente Island
Delphinium variegatum ssp. kinkiense
E

1977
Lotus, San Clemente Island
Acmispon dendroideus var. traskiae
T

1978
Bird's-beak, salt marsh
Cordylanthus maritimus ssp. maritimus
E

1978
Evening-primrose, Antioch Dunes
Oenothera deltoides ssp. howellii
E

1978
Evening-primrose, Eureka Valley (
Oenothera avita ssp. eurekensis
E

1978
Grass, Eureka Dune
Swallenia alexandrae
E

1978
Grass, Solano
Tuctoria mucronata
E

1978
Liveforever, Santa Barbara Island
Dudleya traskiae
E

1978
Mesa-mint, San Diego
Pogogyne abramsii
E

1978
Rock-cress, McDonald's
Arabis macdonaldiana
E

1978
Wallflower, Contra Costa
Erysimum capitatum var. angustatum
E

1979
Manzanita, Presidio
Arctostaphylos hookeri var. ravenii
E

1984
Checker-mallow, pedate
Sidalcea pedata
E

1984
Mustard, slender-petaled
Thelypodium stenopetalum
E

1985
Evening-primrose, San Benito
Camissonia benitensis
T

1985
Fiddleneck, large-flowered
Amsinckia grandiflora
E

1985
Niterwort, Amargosa
Nitrophila mohavensis
E

1985
Thistle, Loch Lomond coyote
Eryngium constancei
E

1985
Thornmint, San Mateo
Acanthomintha obovata ssp. duttonii
E

1986
Bird's beak, palmate-bracted
Cordylanthus palmatus
E

1987
Cypress, Santa Cruz
Cupressus abramsiana
T

1987
Spineflower, slender-horned
Dodecahema leptoceras
E

1987
Woolly-star, Santa Ana River
Eriastrum densifolium ssp. sanctorum
E

1990
Cactus, Bakersfield
Opuntia treleasei
E

1990
Jewelflower, California
Caulanthus californicus
E

1990
Mallow, Kern
Eremalche kernensis
E

1990
Wooly-threads, San Joaquin
Monolopia (=Lembertia) congdonii
E

1991
Goldfields, Burke's
Lasthenia burkei
E

1991
Meadowfoam, Sebastopol
Limnanthes vinculans
E

1991
Sunshine, Sonoma
Blennosperma bakeri
E

1992
Gilia, Monterey
Gilia tenuiflora ssp. arenaria
E

1992
Layia, beach
Layia carnosa
E

1992
Lupine, clover
Lupinus tidestromii
E

1992
Meadowfoam, Butte County
Limnanthes floccosa ssp. californica
E

1992
Spineflower, Howell's
Chorizanthe howellii
E

1992
Spineflower, Sonoma
Chorizanthe valida
E

1992
Wallflower, Menzies'
Erysimum menziesii
E

1993
Button-celery, San Diego
Eryngium aristulatum var. parishii
E

1993
Mesa-mint, Otay
Pogogyne nudiuscula
E

1993
Milk-vetch, Applegate's
Astragalus applegatei
E

1993
Orcutt grass, California
Orcuttia californica
E

1993
Sandwort, Marsh
Arenaria paludicola
E

1993
Watercress, Gambel's
Rorippa gambellii
E

1994
Bladderpod, San Bernardino Mountains
Lesquerella kingii ssp. bernardina
E

1994
Buckwheat, cushenbury
Eriogonum ovalifolium var. vineum
E

1994
Clarkia, Pismo
Clarkia speciosa ssp. immaculata
E

1994
Daisy, Parish's
Erigeron parishii
T

1994
Howellia, water
Howellia aquatilis
T

1994
Lily, Western
Lilium occidentale
E

1994
Manzanita, Morro
Arctostaphylos morroensis
T

1994
Milk-vetch, Cushenbury
Milk-vetch, Cushenbury
E

1994
Mountainbalm, Indian Knob
Eriodictyon altissimum
E

1994
Oxytheca, Cushenbury
Oxytheca parishii var. goodmaniana
E

1994
Oxytheca, Cushenbury
Oxytheca parishii var. goodmaniana
E

1994
Seablite, California
Suaeda californica
E

1994
Spineflower, Ben Lomond
Chorizanthe pungens var. hartwegiana
E

1994
Spineflower, Monterey
Chorizanthe pungens var. pungens
T

1994
Spineflower, Robust
Chorizanthe robusta var. robusta
E

1994
Spineflower, Scotts Valley
Chorizanthe robusta var. hartwegii
E

1994
Thistle, Chorro Creek bog
Cirsium fontinale var. obispoense
E

1994
Wallflower, Ben Lomond
Erysimum teretifolium
E

1995
Bird's-beak, Pennell's
Cordylanthus tenuis ssp. capillaris
E

1995
Ceanothus, coyote
Ceanothus ferrisae
E

1995
Clarkia, Presidio
Clarkia franciscana
E

1995
Dudleya, Santa Clara Valley
Dudleya setchellii
E

1995
Dwarf-flax, Marin
Hesperolinon congestum
T

1995
Jewelflower, Metcalf Canyon
Streptanthus albidus ssp. albidus
E

1995
Jewelflower, Tiburon
Streptanthus niger
E

1995
Mariposa lily, Tiburon
Calochortus tiburonensis
T

1995
Paintbrush, Tiburon
Castilleja affinis ssp. neglecta
E

1995
Pentachaeta, white-rayed
Pentachaeta bellidiflora
E

1995
Sunflower, San Mateo woolly
Eriophyllum latilobum
E

1995
Thistle, fountain
Cirsium fontinale var. fontinale
E

1996
Baccharis, Encinitas
Baccharis vanessae
T

1996
Bedstraw, El Dorado
Galium californicum ssp. sierrae
E

1996
Butterweed, Layne's
Senecio layneae
T

1996
Ceanothus, Pine Hill
Ceanothus roderickii
E

1996
Crownbeard, big-leaved
Verbesina dissita
T

1996
Flannelbush, Pine Hill
Fremontodendron californicum ssp. decumbens
E

1996
Manzanita, Del Mar
Arctostaphylos glandulosa ssp. crassifolia
E

1996
Morning-glory, Stebbins'
Calystegia stebbinsii
E

1996
Spineflower, Orcutt's
Chorizanthe orcuttiana
E

1997
Allocarya, Calistoga
Plagiobothrys strictus
E

1997
Alopecurus, Sonoma
Alopecurus aequalis var. sonomensis
E

1997
Barberry, island
Berberis pinnata ssp. insularis
E

1997
Bedstraw, island
Galium buxifolium
E

1997
Bird's-beak, soft
Cordylanthus mollis ssp. mollis
E

1997
Bluegrass, Napa
Poa napensis
E

1997
Bush-mallow, Santa Cruz Island
Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. nesioticus
E

1997
Checker-mallow, Kenwood Marsh
Sidalcea oregana ssp. valida
E

1997
Clarkia, Vine Hill
Clarkia imbricata
E

1997
Clover, showy Indian
Trifolium amoenum
E

1997
Dudleya, Conejo
Dudleya abramsii ssp. parva
T

1997
Dudleya, marcescent
Dudleya cymosa ssp. marcescens
T

1997
Dudleya, Santa Cruz Island
Dudleya nesiotica
T

1997
Dudleya, Santa Monica Mountains
Dudleya cymosa ssp. ovatifolia
T

1997
Dudleya, Verity's
Dudleya verityi
T

1997
Fringepod, Santa Cruz Island
Thysanocarpus conchuliferus
E

1997
Gilia, Hoffmann's slender-flowered
Gilia tenuiflora ssp. hoffmannii
E

1997
Goldfields, Contra Costa
Lasthenia conjugens
E

1997
Grass, Colusa
Neostapfia colusana
T

1997
Lessingia, San Francisco
Lessingia germanorum (L.g. var. germanorum)
E

1997
Lily, Pitkin Marsh
Lilium pardalinum ssp. pitkinense
E

1997
Malacothrix, island
Malacothrix squalida
E

1997
Malacothrix, Santa Cruz Island
Malacothrix indecora
E

1997
Manzanita, Santa Rosa Island
Arctostaphylos confertiflora
E

1997
Milk-vetch, Braunton's
Astragalus brauntonii
E

1997
Milk-vetch, Clara Hunt's
Astragalus clarianus
E

1997
Mountain-mahogany, Catalina Island
Cercocarpus traskiae
E

1997
Navarretia, few-flowered
Navarretia leucocephala ssp. pauciflora (N. pauciflora)
E

1997
Navarretia, many-flowered
Navarretia leucocephala ssp. plieantha
E

1997
Orcutt grass, hairy
Orcuttia pilosa
E

1997
Orcutt grass, Sacramento
Orcuttia viscida
E

1997
Orcutt grass, San Joaquin
Orcuttia inaequalis
T

1997
Orcutt grass, slender
Orcuttia tenuis
T

1997
Owl's-clover, fleshy
Castilleja campestris ssp. succulenta
T

1997
Paintbrush, soft-leaved
Castilleja mollis
E

1997
Pentachaeta, Lyon's
Pentachaeta lyonii
E

1997
Phacelia, island
Phacelia insularis ssp. insularis
E

1997
Rock-cress, Hoffmann's
Arabis hoffmannii
E

1997
Rockcress, Santa Cruz Island
Sibara filifolia
E

1997
Rush-rose, island
Helianthemum greenei
T

1997
Sedge, white
Carex albida
E

1997
Spurge, Hoover's
Chamaesyce hooveri
T

1997
Stonecrop, Lake County
Parvisedum leiocarpum
E

1997
Sunburst, Hartweg's golden
Pseudobahia bahiifolia
E

1997
Sunburst, San Joaquin adobe
Pseudobahia peirsonii
T

1997
Thistle, Suisun
Cirsium hydrophilum var. hydrophilum
E

1997
Tuctoria, Greene's
Tuctoria greenei
E

1997
Woodland-star, San Clemente Island
Lithophragma maximum
E

1998
Barberry, Nevin's
Berberis nevinii
E

1998
Bluecurls, Hidden Lake
Trichostema austromontanum ssp. compactum
T

1998
Bluegrass, San Bernardino
Poa atropurpurea
E

1998
Brodiaea, Chinese Camp
Brodiaea pallida
T

1998
Brodiaea, thread-leaved
Brodiaea filifolia
T

1998
Ceanothus, Vail Lake
Ceanothus ophiochilus
T

1998
Clarkia, Springville
Clarkia springvillensis
T

1998
Clover, Monterey
Trifolium trichocalyx
E

1998
Crownscale, San Jacinto Valley
Atriplex coronata var. notatior
E

1998
Cypress, Gowen
Cupressus goveniana ssp. goveniana
T

1998
Flannelbush, Mexican
Fremontodendron mexicanum
E

1998
Liveforever, Laguna Beach
Dudleya stolonifera
T

1998
Manzanita, pallid
Arctostaphylos pallida
T

1998
Milk-vetch, Coachella Valley
stragalus lentiginosus var. coachellae
E

1998
Milk-vetch, coastal dunes
Astragalus tener var. titi
E

1998
Milk-vetch, Fish Slough
Astragalus lentiginosus var. piscinensis
T

1998
Milk-vetch, Lane Mountain
Astragalus jaegerianus
E

1998
Milk-vetch, Peirson's
Astragalus magdalenae var. peirsonii
T

1998
Milk-vetch, triple-ribbed
Astragalus tricarinatus
E

1998
Monardella, willowy
Monardella viminea
E

1998
Navarretia, spreading
Navarretia fossalis
T

1998
Onion, Munz's
Allium munzii
E

1998
Paintbrush, ash-grey
Castilleja cinerea
T

1998
Piperia, Yadon's
Piperia yadonii
E

1998
Potentilla, Hickman's
Potentilla hickmanii
E

1998
Pussypaws, Mariposa
Calyptridium pulchellum
T

1998
Sandwort, Bear Valley
Arenaria ursina
T

1998
Taraxacum, California
Taraxacum californicum
E

1998
Tarplant, Otay
Deinandra (=Hemizonia) conjugens
T

1998
Thornmint, San Diego
Acanthomintha ilicifolia
T

1998
Vervain, Red Hills
Verbena californica
T

1998
Wild-buckwheat, southern mountain
Eriogonum kennedyi var. austromontanum
T

1999
Buckwheat, Ione (incl. Irish Hill)
Eriogonum apricum (incl. var. prostratum)
E

1999
Fritillary, Gentner's
Fritillaria gentneri
E

1999
Manzanita, Ione
Arctostaphylos myrtifolia
T

2000
Amole, purple
Chlorogalum purpureum
T

2000
Checker-mallow, Keck's
Sidalcea keckii
E

2000
Larkspur, Baker's
Delphinium bakeri
E

2000
Larkspur, yellow
Delphinium luteum
E

2000
Lupine, Nipomo Mesa
Lupinus nipomensis
E

2000
Penny-cress, Kneeland Prairie
Thlaspi californicum
E

2000
Phlox, Yreka
Phlox hirsuta
E

2000
Tarplant, Gaviota
Deinandra increscens ssp. villosa
E

2000
Tarplant, Santa Cruz
Holocarpha macradenia
T

2000
Thistle, La Graciosa
Cirsium loncholepis
E

2000
Yerba santa, Lompoc
Eriodictyon capitatum
E

2001
Milk-vetch, Ventura Marsh
Astragalus pycnostachyus var. lanosissimus
E

2002
Ambrosia, San Diego
Ambrosia pumila
E

2003
Polygonum, Scotts Valley
Polygonum hickmanii
E

2012
Manzanita, Franciscan
Arctostaphylos franciscana
E

2014
Ivesia, Webber's
Ivesia webberi
T

2014
Monkeyflower, Vandenberg
Diplacus vandenbergensis
E