Lakeside daisy (Tetraneuris herbacea)

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Illustration of Tetraneuris herbacea by Dianne McElwain

Species: Tetraneuris herbacea
Common Name: Lakeside daisy
Status: Threatened, Federal Endangered
Species Act; Endangered, Ohio, Illinois,
Michigan; Threatened, Ontario, Canada
Range: Canada, United States

Map of North America illustrating the range of Tetraneuris herbacea

Artist: Dianne McElwain
Artist Home Country: United States
Medium: Watercolor

Limestone habitats with thin soils that dry out easily are frequently quarried and developed, leading to reduced populations of specialized plants. Only two natural sites for lakeside daisy remain in the US, along with several introduced colonies.