2017 ORS 564.100¹
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]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 564—Wildflowers; Threatened or Endangered Plants, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors564.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.