The Arizona Department of Agriculture website has a great deal of information relating to the protection of native plants in the State of Arizona. Information on plant salvage and recovery is governed by state law under Arizona Revised Statutes Title 3.
Go to Chapter 7, Arizona Native Plants. Or go to Arizona Revised Statutes for specific information.
Their website also provides information about obtaining a form to remove protected plants and locations for obtaining permits They also have a list of Protected Native Plants.
If you have any questions about plant salvage procedures, tagging requirements, etc., please contact:
Kevin ‘Zeke’ Austin
Ph:(520)628-6317 (M & F only 8-12 for walk-ins)
DISTRICT OFFICE ADDRESSES: Permits can be obtained from the following offices:
1688 W. Adams, Room 415
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Monday through Friday-8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
400 W. Congress, Ste. 124
Tucson, AZ 85701
Monday and Fridays only-8:00AM-12:00PM
3893 S. 4th Ave.
Yuma, AZ 85365
Call to make an appointment.