Wildflowers

ORS 564.100
Definitions for ORS 564.100 to 564.135


As used in ORS 564.100 (Definitions for ORS 564.100 to 564.135) to 564.135 (Effect of law on commercial forestland or private land):

(1)

“Department” means the State Department of Agriculture.

(2)

“Director” means the Director of Agriculture.

(3)

“Endangered species” means:

(a)

Any native plant species determined by the department to be in danger of extinction throughout any significant portion of its range.

(b)

Any native plant species listed as an endangered species pursuant to the federal Endangered Species Act of 1973 (P.L. 93-205, 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), as amended.

(4)

“Plant” means any member of the plant kingdom, including the seeds, roots or parts thereof, native to this state.

(5)

“Species” means any species or its subspecies or variety, whichever is the first taxonomic subspecific category for the plant in question.

(6)

“Take” means to collect, cut, damage, destroy, dig, kill, pick, remove or otherwise disturb.

(7)

“Threatened species” means:

(a)

Any native plant species the director determines by a finding of fact is likely to become an endangered species within the foreseeable future throughout any significant portion of its range.

(b)

Any native plant species listed as a threatened species pursuant to the federal Endangered Species Act of 1973 (P.L. 93-205, 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), as amended. [1987 c.686 §8]

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