Rare and Endangered

Edgewood is home to more than a dozen plants listed as listed as threatened, endangered, or rare by the California Native Plant Society (CNPS). Three of these species — San Mateo thornmint (Acanthomintha duttonii), white-rayed pentachaeta (Pentachaeta bellidiflora), and Marin western flax (Hesperolinon congestum) — are designated as threatened or endangered by the State and Federal government, giving them special legal protection. Read more about these and other rare and endangered plants that grow in the preserve.