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Siskiyou Mountains Salamander

Siskiyou Mountains salamander (Plethodon stormi) is endemic to northern Siskiyou County, California, and southern Jackson Country, Oregon. 

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Botanical Treasures of the KS

The Klamath-Siskiyou is a treasure trove of various ecosystems such as fire-dependent oak savannas, redwood forests, and clear rivers lined with azaleas, rhododendron and manzanita. Serpentine soils support scores of rare plant species, native bunch grasses, Jeffrey pine savannas and unique wetlands, known as serpentine fens.

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California Pitcher Plant

The California pitcher plant, or Cobra Lily, (Darlingtonia californica), is a rare carnivorous plant of serpentine wetland communities

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Kalmiopsis leachiana

Kalmiopsis leachiana, a plant discovered in 1930 by Lilla Leech in the Gold Basin area, is a relic of the pre-ice age and the oldest known member of the Heath (Ericaceae) Family.

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Pacific lamprey

Pacific lamprey (Lampetra tridentata) is a parasitic eel-like species that has no true jaw, bones or fins. 

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Wolverine

North American wolverines have been listed as a threatened species in Oregon by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife since 1989. In December 2000, KS Wild and a coalition of groups, led by the Center for Biological Diversity, filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to list this wildlands-dependent forest carnivore. 

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Botanical Treasures of the KS

The Klamath-Siskiyou is a treasure trove of various ecosystems such as fire-dependent oak savannas, redwood forests, and clear rivers lined with azaleas, rhododendron and manzanita. Serpentine soils support scores of rare plant species, native bunch grasses, Jeffrey pine savannas and unique wetlands, known as serpentine fens.

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