Plants of Concern

Citizen Science Rare Plant Monitoring Program

Case Studies

Since 2000, more than 280 species have been monitored by POC citizen scientists, partners, and staff. What does this data tell us? Click on the links below to find out more about the background and ecology of select rare species and how POC volunteers have helped them.

White Lady’s Slipper Orchid
Cypripedium candidum
Eared False Foxglove
Tomanthera auriculata
Hill’s Thistle
Cirsium hillii
American Dog Violet
Viola Conspersa
Savanna Blazing Star
Liatris scariosa var. nieuwlandii
Purple Pitcher Plant
Sarracenia purpurea