Category Archives: Plants Threatened

American Elm Endangered

The American Elm tree is currently endangered. Disease, not the logging industry, has killed millions of American Elm in the past 10 years. But there is help on the way…. The Elm Research Instituted has produced genetically altered disease resistant trees, named the … Continue reading

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10 Most Endangered Plant Species

Here is a list of the top 10 most endangered plant species. 1. Western Prairie Fringed Orchid – This orchid only exists in 5 Midwest U.S. states and it is estimated that only 172 populations with 1,000 plants exists. The … Continue reading

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Plant Species Threatened Today

10,487 Plant Species Threatened with Extinction The IUCN or International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List was recently updated and now lists some 19,374 while 10,487 of these species are threatened with extinction. The IUCN Red List is an … Continue reading

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