Listed Plant Permits and Consultations

The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) Native Plant Conservation Program oversees the conservation and management of Oregon's listed plant species (OAR 603-073):

  • Assists state and local government agencies with the management of state protected plant populations found on their land
  • Issues permits for scientific research and habitat restoration projects involving listed plants
  • Conducts research to enhance protected plant recovery efforts

Native plants that are listed as threatened or endangered in Oregon are protected on all non-federal public lands (ORS 564.105). Any land action on Oregon non-federal public lands which results, or might result, in the collection or disturbance of a threatened or endangered species requires either a permit or a consultation with staff at ODA.

​Do I need a listed plant permit or consultation?

​​​​​​​​​Action: Initiate a land or vegetation-disturbing project on your private property
ODA listed plant PERMIT needed? NO1
ODA listed plant CONSULTATION needed? NO

Action: Grow/cultivate/propagate listed plants
ODA listed plant PERMIT needed? YES
ODA listed plant CONSULTATION needed? NO​​
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Action: Transport listed plant material on public roads
ODA listed plant PERMIT needed? YES
ODA listed plant CONSULTATION needed?​ NO​
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Action: Collect/destroy listed plants on your private property
ODA listed plant PERMIT needed? NO
ODA listed plant CONSULTATION needed? NO​
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Action: Collect/disturb listed plants on non-federal public property
ODA listed plant PERMIT needed? YES​
ODA listed plant CONSULTATION needed? NO2​​​​​
Action: Collect listed plants from non-federal public property
ODA listed plant PERMIT needed? YES
ODA listed plant CONSULTATION needed? NO2
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Action: Collect listed plants from private property
ODA listed plant PERMIT needed? MAYBE3
ODA listed plant CONSULTATION needed? NO
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Action: Transport listed plant material on public roads
ODA listed plant PERMIT needed? YES
ODA listed plant CONSULTATION needed? NO
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Action: Grow/cultivate/propagate listed plants
ODA listed plant PERMIT needed? YES
ODA listed plant CONSULTATION needed? NO
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Action: Sell listed plants
ODA listed plant PERMIT needed? YES​
ODA listed plant CONSULTATION needed? NO​
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Action: Initiate or authorize the initiation of a land or vegetation-disturbing project on non-federal public land
ODA listed plant PERMIT needed? NO
ODA listed plant CONSULTATION needed? YES
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Action: Disturb/take/collect listed plants or disturb listed plant habitat on non-federal public land
ODA listed plant PERMIT needed? NO
ODA listed plant CONSULTATION needed? YES
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Action: Authorize a third party to disturb/collect/take listed plants or disturb listed plant habitat on non-federal public land
ODA listed plant PERMIT needed? NO4
ODA listed plant CONSULTATION needed? YES
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Action: Sell or trade non-federal public property containing or having potential to contain listed plants or their habitat
ODA listed plant PERMIT needed? NO
ODA listed plant CONSULTATION needed? YES
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Action: Grow/cultivate/propagate listed plants
ODA listed plant PERMIT needed? YES
ODA listed plant CONSULTATION needed? YES
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Action: Transport listed plant material on public roads
ODA listed plant PERMIT needed? YES​
ODA listed plant CONSULTATION needed? YES
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Action: Initiate a land or vegetation-disturbing project on federal land​
ODA listed plant PERMIT needed? NO
ODA listed plant CONSULTATION needed? NO
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Action: Disturb/take/collect listed plants or disturb listed plant habitat on federal land​
ODA listed plant PERMIT needed? NO
ODA listed plant CONSULTATION needed? NO
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Action: Disturb/take/collect listed plants or disturb listed plant habitat on non-federal public land​
ODA listed plant PERMIT needed? YES
ODA listed plant CONSULTATION needed? NO
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Action: Grow/cultivate/propagate listed plants
ODA listed plant PERMIT needed? YES
ODA listed plant CONSULTATION needed? NO​
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Action: Transport listed plant material on public roads​
ODA listed plant PERMIT needed? YES​
ODA listed plant CONSULTATION needed? NO​
Action: Disturb/take/collect listed plants or disturb listed plant habitat on non-federal public land
ODA listed plant PERMIT needed? YES
ODA listed plant CONSULTATION needed? NO​
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Action: Grow/cultivate/propagate listed plants​
ODA listed plant PERMIT needed? YES
ODA listed plant CONSULTATION needed? NO
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Action: ​Transport listed plant material on public roads
ODA listed plant PERMIT needed? YES​
ODA listed plant CONSULTATION needed? NO​
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Action: Store listed plant species material
ODA listed plant PERMIT needed? YES​
ODA listed plant CONSULTATION needed? NO​​​
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​Footnotes

  1. However, if land action requires a wetland permit and a federally-listed plant species will be impacted, a federal consultation may be required.
  2. Non-federal public land manager will need to initiate ODA consultation.
  3. If transporting listed plants on public roads.
  4. Third party will need a listed plant permit.​​​​​

Resources

OAR 603-073: Plants: Wildflowers and endangered, threatened, and candidate species

Law or rule

ORS 564: Wildflowers; Threatened or Endangered Plant

Law or rule

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​​​​​Contact​ ​​

Main Office
Native Plant Conservation
635 Capitol Street NE
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 503-986-4636
Fax: 541-737-3573
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