Species At Risk

Species At-Risk List

Species At-Risk List

For the benefit of the plant communities, wild animals, harvesters, farmers, consumers, manufacturers, retailers and practitioners, we offer this list of wild medicinal plants which we feel are currently most sensitive to the impact of human activities. Our intent is to assure the increasing abundance of the medicinal plants which are currently in decline due to expanding popularity and shrinking habitat and range. UpS is not asking for a moratorium on the use of these ...
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Lobelia inflata by hzell sm

Lobelia (Lobelia inflata)

By H. Zell (Own work) [GFDL or CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons Historical Background Lobelia is a beautiful name for a beautiful pant with a notorious reputation and a rich historical past. There are more than 350 species of lobelia found worldwide. As a beautiful native plant, lobelia has work to do outside the realm of human herbal medicine. Its teachings are many and varied, and we have probably only begun to understand its ...
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