1501:18-2-02 Collecting endangered and threatened plants.

It shall be unlawful for any person to take, possess or transport for botanical, educational and scientific purposes, or for propagation in captivity to preserve the species, any native Ohio species of wild plants or parts thereof, that are listed as endangered or threatened by rule 1501:18-1-03 of the Administrative Code without first obtaining a permit from the chief of the division. Nothing in this rule shall prohibit the taking or possession of species listed on the"United States List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants" for botanical, educational, or scientific purposes, or for propagation in captivity to preserve the species, under a permit or license from the United States or any instrumentality thereof.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/20/2004 and 08/20/2008

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: RC Chapter 119

Rule Amplifies: RC 1518.03

Prior Effective Dates: Eff 7-14-80; 7-18-86