New York Natural Heritage Program
Hoary Puccoon
Lithospermum canescens (Michx.) Lehm.
Family: Borage Family (Boraginaceae)

State Protection: Not Listed
no state status.

Federal Protection: Not Listed

State Rarity Rank: SX
A State Rarity Rank of SX means: This plant is apparently extirpated from New York State, although we have rediscovered some species thought to be extirpated. All previously known populations have been searched and deemed extirpated.

Global Rarity Rank: G5
A Global Rarity Rank of G5 means: This species is demonstrably secure globally, though it may be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.

State Ranking Justification [-]
There are no verified occurrences. 6 historical occurrences, all old records of a showy plant that is hard to miss.