Habitats of North Carolina
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99909.0Upland Hardwood ForestsGeneral Dry-Xeric Hardwood ForestsThis habitat consists of dry upland forests composed mainly of oaks, hickories, and other plant spec...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Vegetation Type: open woodlands. Strata: shrub thickets may be present but herbaceous ...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Carya pallida and other xeropytic hickories // Catocala...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Carya species/Catocala consors) // (Carya toment...This habitat has sixteen species that are ranked as S3 or higher. The Average Probability of Extirpa...Eight species are considered Secure. This produces a Proportion of Secure Species of 16%, a moderat...This habitat has a fairly high number -- forty -- of species at risk, which, along with a high Aver...As dry, upland habitats, loss and fragmentation of habitat due to development is a major threat. Sup...This habitat is widespread but the low number of counties showing appreciable concentrations of the ...Webster, R.P. and Nielsen, M.C., 1984. Myrmecophily in the Edward's hairstreak butterfly Satyrium ed...2022-06-27 23:55:55
1281208.0Rock Outcrops, Glades, and BarrensGeneral Dry-Xeric Glades and BarrensThis habitat consists of open areas associated with either sandy soils or thin soils weathered from ...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to the Low Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-...Vegetation Type: open barrens and sunny glades in woodlands. Strata: forest canopy is ...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Tephrosia virginiana // Digrammia eremiata Yucca spec...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Comptonia peregrina/Aroga argutiola) // (Tephros...The Average Probability of Extirpation is equivalent to a state rank of S3 under our model. This ind...Although only eight of the 35 species of this habitat are involved in co-evolved associations, the A...The presence of nine Secure Species and the Proportion of Secure Species of 24% indicates that in th...The moderately large number of species at risk coupled with a moderately high Average PE, produces a...Habitat conversion to agriculture, silviculture, and development are major risk factors for all dry ...This habitat is widely but sparsely distributed across the state. The naturally patchy distribution...Marr, D.L., Leebens‐Mack, J., Elms, L. and Pellmyr, O., 2000. Pollen dispersal in Yucca filamentos...2022-06-27 23:20:14
93903.0Upland Hardwood ForestsGeneral Dry-Mesic Hardwood ForestsThis habitat consists of closed-canopy upland stands of hardwoods, growing on somewhat dry ridges to...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Vegetation Type: closed-canopy forests dominated by hardwood tree species. Strata: spa...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Chrysogonum virginianum // Liriomyza helianthi We have moved Black-and-White Warbler from a straight S5 ranking to S4S5, reflecting its absence fro...With six species ranked as S5 and with two ranked as S4S5, this habitat appears to be quite secure, ...The combination of a low value of ENE, a high value of PSS, and no identified Historic or Extirpated...Conversion and fragmentation of upland hardwoods is the main threat to this habitat. Most of these s...This habitat is widespread, ranging from the Mountains to the Outer Coastal Plain. A few of the cou...2022-06-27 22:44:46
48408.0Floodplain ForestsRich Wet Hardwood ForestsThis habitat consists of hardwood-dominated forests composed of species that are restricted to flood...Geographic Regions: Low Mountains to Lower Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. <...Vegetation Type: Closed-canopy forests composed of broadleaf, deciduous trees. Strata ...Host // Phage-Competitor Symbioses: Acer negundo // Adoxophyes negundana-Caloptilia negun...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Acer negundo/Zale galbanata) // (Dichanthelium c...Three of the Determining Species of this habitat are at high risk of extirpation. Green Ash is at ri...Seven of the Determining Species are considered secure in North Carolina, having state ranks of S5. ...The combination of a moderately large number of species and a moderately high Average PE results in ...Conversion of habitats to agriculture and silviculture/ Filling in of floodplains for human habitati...Floodplains in the Mountains offer some of only flat lands in that area. Despite the threat of floo...Tracts of this habitat occur across the state except for the high mountains and barrier islands, wh...49 units of the State Park system contain records for Determining Species of this habitat. None of t...The tree species have been well-surveyed in most high quality examples of this habitat. Several area...Promote floodplain forests as important carbon sequestration reserves, flood control areas, and wate...Chafin, Linda G. 2020. Species profile for Carya laciniosa. Georgia Biodiversity Portal, Wildlife Re...2022-06-27 01:55:59
11101.0BeachesOcean Beaches and Sand FlatsThis habitat includes sandy beaches and sand flats located along the outer coast on barrier islands ...Mutualistic and Competitory Symbioses. Nesting Colonies: Charadrius melodus-Charadriu...Mutualistic and Competitory Symbioses. Nesting Colonies: (Charadrius melodus-Charadrius w...Eleven units of the NC State Park system support occurrences of this habitat (several others -- main...2022-06-26 16:24:04
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10151015.0General ShrublandsGeneral Corylaceous Thickets and UnderstoriesThe key factor for this habitat is the presence of hornbeams, hop-hornbeams, or hazelnuts, members o...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Key Species: Corylus, Carpinus, or Ostrya must be present. Vegetation Type:<...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Carpinus-Corylus-Ostrya // Acronicta laetifica-Baileya ...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Carpinus-Corylus-Ostrya/Acronicta laetifica-Baileya oph...The Average Probability of Extirpation is the equivalent under our model to a state rank of S3. This...All Determining Species of this habitat belong to co-evolved complexes. As a group, consequently, th...None of the species of this habitat appear to be completely secure. Most of these species are associ...In absence of Secure Species or Vanished Species, the HRI value is determined solely by the Expected...Habitat conversion and fragmentation of upland stands of hardwoods is the major threat to this habit...Essentially not monitored.The patchy distribution shown on the range map is mainly due to the patchy nature of moth sampling i...2022-06-23 23:45:15
33303.0Marshes, Mires, and Shoreline HabitatsGeneral Cattail and Tall Grass MarshesThis habitat represents the classic freshwater marsh, composed of tall, emergent, narrow-bladed herb...Geographic Regions: High Mountins to the Lower Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-...Vegetation Type: open herbland. Organic Shelter, Foraging, and Nesting Structures: the...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Typha species // Bellura obliqua-Capsula oblonga-Chiono...The Average Probability of Extirpation for the species belonging to this habitat is equivalent under...The Average Probability of Extirpation for the eight species involved in the co-evolved species grou...Three of the Determining Species are considered secure in the state: Broad-leaf Cattail, Cottongrass...The fairly low Average PE and the relatively small number of Determining Species results in a relati...In the past, over-harvest of beaver for the fur trade led to the near-extinction of this species, al...Beavers were extirpated from the state by 1920, leading to a vast reduction in natural marshland hab...Cattail and bulrush marshes are found across the state, although they are most abundant in the wetla...Sojda, R.S. and Solberg, K.L. 1993. Management and Control of Cattails. In: USFWS. Waterfowl Managem...2022-06-15 12:43:33
10241024.0General ShrublandsGeneral Viburnum ThicketsThe key factor for this habitat is the presence of Viburnum species, usually in the form of t...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Key Species species of Viburnum must be present Vegetation Type: closed-canopy forests...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Viburnum species // Acronicta fallax-Anacampsis rhoifr...Only two species in this group are ranked higher than S3 and the Average PE is equivalent to a State...Only one species in this habitat is considered secure in North Carolina and the Proportion of Secure...With no Secure or Historic/Extirpated Species, the HRI value is the same as the ENE. The Average PE ...Viburnum-containing habitats are found across the state; the lack of records in some counties is due...2022-06-14 14:47:23
44404.0Floodplain ForestsRich Wet-Mesic Hardwood ForestsThe hardwood forests that comprise this habitat are associated nutrient-rich soils and cool, shaded,...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Vegetation Type: Closed-canopy forests composed of broadleaf, deciduous trees (Loblolly Pines...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Acer floridanum-Acer saccharum //Cameraria saccharella...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Acer floridanum-Acer saccharum/Cameraria saccharella-Per...Seven species in this habitat are state-ranked as S1 or S1S2; 11 listed as S2. The Average PE for t...35 species are listed as S5, or completely secure within North Carolina and the Proportion of Secure...With a high Average PE and an especially large number of species, the ENE for this habitat is quite ...The steep slopes and floodplains occupied by this habitat are somewhat protected from development or...Residential development along river and stream bluffs and hill crests are common sights in the urban...Examples of this habitat occur from the high mountains to the lower Coastal Plain but are less well ...For preserves for rich floodplains, see Rich Wet Hardwood Forests. For rich mesic slopes, the follo...Magee and Van Clef, 2016Cooley, J.H. and Sambeek, J.W.V. 1990. Ulmus rubra Muhl. Slippery Elm. In: R. Burns and B. Honkala (...2022-06-14 14:25:09
1481408.0Early Succesional and Semi-Natural HabitatsOpen Apocynaceous ForblandsThe key environmental factor for this habitat is the presence of Milkweeds, Dogbanes, or other plant...Geographic Regions: High Mountains to the Lower Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6...Key Species members of the Apocynaceae must be present, particularly Asclepias and The associations between the species associated with this habitat are some of the best-known and wel...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Apocynaceae species/Cycnia tenera-Euchaetes egle-Danaus...For this analysis, we have moved Monarchs from its current state rank of S4 to S2S3. We do not have ...All of the Determining Species in this habitat are involved in co-evolved complexes. The ENE and Av...With seven species considered to be Secure within the state, the Proportion of Secure Species is rel...Due to the low Average PE and relatively small number of Determining Species, the Expected Number of...This habitat is associated with disturbance-maintained conditions, including both frequent fire and ...The decline of Monarchs was noted as early as the 1990s and has been closely monitored for the past ...This habitat occurs across the state. The low level of counties showing a high level of representati...Agrawal, A.A., 2005. Natural selection on common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) by a community of spec...2022-06-14 13:54:51
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1811801.0General Hardwood ForestsAsh ForestsThe overwhelming environmental factor defining this habitat is the threat posed by the Emerald Ash B...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Key Species: the presence of Fraxinus species or Chionanthus is a requirement. ...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Fraxinus species-Chionanthus virginicus // Agrilus subc...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Fraxinus species-Chionanthus virginicus/Ceratomia undul...All of our Ash species are highly threatened with extirpation from the state over the next ten years...All of the Determining Species of this habitat are involved in co-evolved complexes, whose strong co...The state ranks of S5 previously assigned to several of the Ash species indicate that the hardwood f...In absence of any counter-effect due to PSS, the HRI for this habitat is determined mainly by the Ex...The overwhelming threats to this habitat and its species are the depredations by the Emerald Ash Bor...The Emerald Ash Borer was first detected in North Carolina in Granville County in 2013. With no eff...As shown on the map, Ash-containing forests occur across the entire state. The relatively low number...No areas are safe from invasion by the Emerald Ash Borer. Large tracts of Ash forests may even be mo...Currently there are no methods that have proven effective in stopping the spread of the Emerald Ash ...North Carolina Forest Service. 2022. Emerald Ash Borer Frequently Asked Questions. Available online ...2022-06-14 12:17:40
1431403.0Early Succesional and Semi-Natural HabitatsForest-Field Ecotones and GrovesThis habitat consists of mixtures of forests, woodlands, shrublands, and herbaceous fields, similar ...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Vegetation Type: includes forests, woodlands, and/or groves, consisting of either hardwoods o...The Determining Species of this habitat are mainly generalists in terms of their interactions with p...We have changed the state rank here of Northern Bobwhite from S4S5, which implied the possibility th...None have been identified. Although there are several species that are specialized on cedars, they ...The Proportion of Secure Species, 70%, is quite high. This reflects the wide distribution, numerous ...The combination of a low value of ENE, a high value of PSS, and no identified Historic or Extirpated...The majority of the declines of the Determining Species of this habitat are related to changes in ag...For trends specifically for the old field component of this habitat, see the account for General Suc...As is consistent with the high level of habitat security indicated by the PSS score, this habitat is...State Parks: New River State Park Other State Lands: Mason Farm Biological Preserve (UNC-CH)Management essentially consists of creating and/or tolerating successional habitats. Herbicides and ...Megalos, M.; Moorman, C.; and Bowen, L. 1994 (revised 2019). Bobwhite Quail. NC State Extension Publ...2022-06-14 11:59:32
39309.0Marshes, Mires, and Shoreline HabitatsGeneral Broadleaf Herbaceous MiresThis habitat includes the entire range of shallow, mucky wetlands that support dense growths of wetl...Geographic Regions: High Mountins to the Lower Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-...Vegetation Type: forbland: species of aquatic forbs are the dominant plant species in this ha...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Boehmeria cylindrica // Hypena manalis Pilea pumila //...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Boehmeria cylindrica/Hypena manalis) // (Pilea p...No S1 species have been identified as Determining Species of this habitat but there are four that ar...Twelve of the Determining Species are considered Secure within the state and the Proportion of Secur...This habitat has a moderate number of Species at Risk, which coupled with the moderately low value f...This habitat is vulnerable to impacts of human activities that affect wetlands more generally. Thes...Loss of mire habitats, especially in the inland portions of the state, has generally not been adequa...The map shows the wide distribution of this somewhat generalized habitat. The fact that few counties...Wetland conservation is considered valuable for a number of reasons, including the protection of wat...2022-06-14 11:58:38
73703.0Longleaf Pine WoodlandsXeric-Mesic, Sandy Woodlands and ScrubMembers of this habitat include species of oaks (Quercus) that are restricted to sand ridge h...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Psammophytic Oak Species // Acronicta brumosa-Catocala...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Psammophytic Oak Species/Acronicta brumosa-Catocala jai...The range map shows that this habitat is concentrated in the Fall-line Sandhills and Outer Coastal P...Sorrie, B.A., 2011. A field guide to wildflowers of the Sandhills Region: North Carolina, South Caro...2022-06-10 18:38:41
1021002.0General ShrublandsGeneral Upland Heath ThicketsA key factor of this habitat is the presence of shrubby species of the Ericaceae that form dense thi...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Key Species species belonging to the Ericaceae must be present Vegetation Type: closed...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Ericaceae species // Callophrys augustinus-Acronicta t...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Ericaceae species/Callophrys augustinus-Acronicta trito...Two species are ranked at S2S3 and the rest as S3 or lower. The Average PE value is equivalent to a ...Nine species are considered secure in North Carolina and the Proportion of Secure Species is 50%, re...The combination of moderate values of ENE and PSS results in a moderate value of HRI.2022-06-08 16:59:09
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10221022.0General ShrublandsGeneral Sumac Thickets and Poison Ivy TanglesThickets of Sumacs, Poison Ivy, and other members of the Anacardiaceae. This particular habitat inc...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Key Species species belonging to the Anacardiaceae must be present Vegetation Type: cl...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Anacardiaceae species // Caloptilia rhoifoliella-Dicho...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Anacardiaceae species/Caloptilia rhoifoliella-Dichorda ...None of the species in this habitat are ranked as S2 or S1. The Average PE is the equivalent of a St...Six species in this habitat are considered secure in North Carolina. The Proportion of Secure Speci...The moderate value of ENE coupled with a moderately low value of PSS produces a moderate value of HR...2022-06-08 16:27:23
1421402.0Early Succesional and Semi-Natural HabitatsGeneral Successional and Semi-Natural GrasslandsThis habitat includes species associated with the grass stage of secondary succession, as it occurs ...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Vegetation Type: open grasslands, including those associated with natural succession and thos...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Andropogon and Schizachyrium species // Atrytonopsis h...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Andropogon and Schizachyrium species/Atrytonopsis hiann...One species in this habitat is ranked as S1S2 and two are ranked as S2. The Average PE is equivalent...Fifteen species in this habitat are considered secure in North Carolina. The Proportion of Secure Sp...The relatively high ENE, coupled with a moderate value for PSS, produces a fairly high value of HRI,...Askins, R.A., Chávez-Ramírez, F., Dale, B.C., Haas, C.A., Herkert, J.R., Knopf, F.L. and Vickery, ...2022-06-08 15:47:15
1591509.0Lentic HabitatsGeneral Still and Sluggish WatersThis habitat includes ponds, canals, and slow-moving streams found throughout the state. The Determi...Geographic Regions: High Mountains to Lower Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Vegetation Type: vegetation may be present or absent. Woody Debris: standing snags and...All species included in this habitat are considered secure in North Carolina.The HRI value for this habitat is zero.2022-06-07 16:13:44
1441404.0Early Succesional and Semi-Natural HabitatsGeneral Sparsely Settled Mixed HabitatsThis habitat is defined by species -- all predators or omnivores -- that make use of a variety of ha...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Vegetation Type: closed-canopy forests as well as shrublands and herblands that completely la...The highest State Rank for any species in this habitat is S3. The Average PE is also equivalent to a...None of the species in this habitat are considered secure. All of these species require large tract...With no secure or historic/extirpated species, the HRI value is determined solely by the ENE. This v...2022-06-07 16:04:58
1011001.0General ShrublandsGeneral Shrublands and ThicketsThis habitat consists of dense shrub thickets, occurring within the shrub layer of forests, along fo...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Vegetation Type: open shrublands to closed-canopy forests. Strata: the shrub layer is ...Mutualistic Associations: Many of the shrub species that make up this habitat depend on bird...None of the species in this habitat are considered to have a significant priority for conservation. ...Nine species in this habitat are considered secure in North Carolina. The Proportion of Secure Speci...The combination of a low value of ENE, a high value of PSS, and no identified Historic or Extirpated...2022-06-07 15:58:27
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317317.0Marshes, Mires, and Shoreline HabitatsGeneral Shoreline ForblandsThis habitat includes open to partially shaded shorelines of creeks, rivers, ponds, and lakes that s...Geographic Regions: Low Mountains to the Lower Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-...Vegetation Type: forblands. Strata: often located at the edge of closed canopy forests...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Hydrocotle species // Enigmogramma basigera Ludwigia ...One species is ranked as S2S4; the rest fall below a State Rank of S3. The Average PE is the equival...Three species are considered secure in North Carolina and the Proportion of Secure Species is modera...The combination of a low value of ENE, a moderately low value of PSS, and no identified Historic or ...2022-06-07 15:53:41
34304.0Marshes, Mires, and Shoreline HabitatsGeneral Sedge, Grass, and Rush MiresThis habitat consists of shallow, wetlands dominated by graminoids. Ooften called beaver meadows in...Geographic Regions: High Mountins to the Lower Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-...Key Species species of graminoids are the dominant plant species in this habitat. Vegetati...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Sedge species // Amolita fessa-Amolita obliqua-Amplice...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Sedge species/Amolita fessa-Amolita obliqua-Cosmopterix...One sedge species in this habitat is ranked as S1 and five others are ranked as S2. The Average PE i...Fifteen species in this habitat are considered secure in North Carolina. The Proportion of Secure S...The combination of a moderately high value of ENE, a moderately low value of PSS, and no identified ...Sedge and wetland graminoid meadows may actually be increasing due the restoration of beavers to the...2022-06-05 17:33:07
1081008.0General ShrublandsGeneral Rosaceous ThicketsThe defining factor of this habitat is the presence of shrubby or small tree species in the Rose fam...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Key Species species belonging to the Rosaceae are a requirement Vegetation Type: shrub...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Rosaceae species // Acrobasis indigenella-Acronicta cl...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Rosaceae species/Acrobasis indigenella-Acronicta clares...Two species are considered historic and probably extirpated. Sphinx drupiferum is known from ...Ten species in this habitat are considered secure in North Carolina. The Proportion of Secure Specie...The combination of a fairly high value of ENE, a low value of PSS, and the presence of two SH specie...2022-06-05 17:10:47
12102.0BeachesGeneral River Bars and Sparsely Vegetated ShorelinesThis habitat consists of wet, sandy, gravely or muddy shorelines of rivers, ponds, and lakes. A few...Geographic Regions: Low Mountains to the Lower Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-...Vegetation Type: barrens, herblands, shrublands or low open forest. Strata: often loca...None of the species in this habitat are ranked as high as S3. The Average PE is the equivalent of a ...Two of the species in this habitat are considered secure in North Carolina. The Proportion of Secure...The combination of a low value of ENE, a moderately low value of PSS, and no identified Historic or ...2022-06-05 16:31:34
934934.0Upland Hardwood ForestsGeneral Forests with PondsThe combination of ponds and forests is the key feature of this habitat. Ponds can be either fairly ...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Vegetation Type: closed-canopy forest to open woodlands. Strata: trees must be presen...One species, Hooded Merganser, has a State Rank of S1 as a breeding species. It also uses this habit...Two of the species in this habitat are considered secure in North Carolina. The Proportion of Secure...The combination of a very high ENE with a very high PSS produces a HRI value that is quite high for ...2022-06-05 03:16:10
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1531503.0Lentic HabitatsGeneral Pond ShorelinesThis habitat consists of open, shallow ponds located along stream and river channels; unlike depress...Geographic Regions: Low Mountains to Lower Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. <...Vegetation Type: open ponds that may or may not have significant floating vegetation. Orga...Competitor Guilds: Dragonfly nymphs and adults show interspecific aggression related to comp...No species in this habitat has a higher State Rank than S3S4. The Average PE value is equivalent to ...Thirteen species in this habitat are considered secure in North Carolina. The Proportion of Secure S...The combination of a very low value of ENE, a very high value of PSS, and no identified Historic or ...Moore, N.W., 1964. Intra-and interspecific competition among dragonflies (Odonata). The Journal of A...2022-06-05 02:53:29
84804.0Conifer ForestsGeneral Pine Forests and WoodlandsThe key factor for this habitat is the presence of Pines of any species. These otherwise include a ...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Vegetation Type: closed- to open-canopy forests with a substantial number of Pines. Strata...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Pinus species // Battaristis vittella-Caripeta aretari...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Pinus species/Battaristis vittella-Caripeta aretaria -C...One species, Acmaeops discoideus, we rank as SHS1, meaning that the species has not been seen...Nine species in this habitat are considered secure in North Carolina. The Proportion of Secure Spec...The combination of a moderately low value of ENE, a moderately low value of PSS, and no identified H...2022-06-05 01:13:13
915915.0Upland Hardwood ForestsGeneral Oak-Hickory ForestsThis habitat comprises all forests that contain species of oaks or hickories. This general category ...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Key Species one or mores species of Quercus or Carya must be present Vegetation Type: ...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Carya species // Acrobasis caryae-Acrobasis caryalbell...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Carya species/Acrobasis caryae-Acrobasis caryalbella-Ac...Several leaf-mining moths in this habitat have not received much attention in biodiversity surveys a...Thirty-one species in this habitat are considered secure in North Carolina. The Proportion of Secure...Although the ENE value is low and the PSS value moderately high, the large number of species in this...One of the species of this habitat, 2022-06-04 22:10:59
923923.0Upland Hardwood ForestsGeneral Mixed HabitatsThis habitat spans the entire range of terrestrial vegetation types, temperatures, moistures, and su...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Vegetation Type: closed-canopy forests as well as shrublands and herblands that completely la...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: The Determining Species are among the most generalized in...The highest State Rank among the species of this habitat is S3, with only three of the 42 species ev...Thirty six of the species in this habitat are considered secure in North Carolina. The Proportion of...The combination of a low value of ENE, a high value of PSS, and no identified Historic or Extirpated...2022-06-04 20:01:53
92902.0Upland Hardwood ForestsGeneral Mesic Hardwood ForestsThis habitat consists of hardwood forests with relatively cool micro-climates and high soil moisture...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Vegetation Type: closed-canopy forests composed of broadleaf, deciduous trees over most of th...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Andersonglossum virginianum // Ethmia trifurcella Fag...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Fagus grandifolia/Dasylophia thyatiroides) // (H...One species, Crataegus calpodendron, is considered Historic by the Natural Heritage Program b...Fourteen of the species in this habitat are considered secure in North Carolina. The Proportion of S...The combination of a low value of ENE, a moderately high value of PSS, and no identified Historic or...2022-06-04 19:50:53
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927927.0Upland Hardwood ForestsGeneral Mesic ForestsThis habitat is characterized by cool, moist conditions created by forests growing either on shelter...Geographic Regions: Low Mountains to Lower Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. <...Vegetation Type: closed-canopy forests composed of broadleaf, deciduous trees, hemlocks, spru...All species included in this habitat are ranked as S4 or S5. The Average PE value is equivalent to a...Four species in this habitat are considered secure in North Carolina. The Proportion of Secure Speci...The combination of a low value of ENE, a high value of PSS, and no identified Historic or Extirpated...2022-06-04 19:32:07
10181018.0General ShrublandsGeneral Holly ThicketsThe presence of Hollies (Ilex species) is the defining factor for this habitat. Except for Am...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Key Species the presence of Ilex species is a requirement Vegetation Type: shru...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Ilex species // Episemasia solitaria-Ilexia intractata...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Ilex species/Episemasia solitaria-Ilexia intractata-Met...A single species ranked as S3 has the highest conservation value in this habitat. The Average PE is...The presence of four species that are considered secure in North Carolina and the PSS value of 44% i...The combination of a low value of ENE, a moderately high value of PSS, and no identified Historic or...Londale and Sheffer. 2011. Revision of Nearctic Holly Leafminers in the Genus Phytomyza (Diptera: Ag...2022-06-04 19:22:54
326326.0Marshes, Mires, and Shoreline HabitatsGeneral Herbaceous WetlandsThis habitat includes all herb-rich wetlands, ranging from marshes to stream edges to openings in bo...Geographic Regions: High Mountains to the Lower Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6...Vegetation Type: open herbland to ground cover under open bottomland forests. Key Species<...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Hydrocotyle umbellata // Enigmogramma basigera ...Only a single species is State Ranked as high as S3. The Average PE is equivalent to a State Rank o... Six species are considered secure in North Carolina and the Proportion of Secure Species of 75% is q...The combination of a low value of ENE, a high value of PSS, and no identified Historic or Extirpated...2022-06-04 19:20:41
921921.0Upland Hardwood ForestsGeneral Hardwood ForestsThe presence of hardwood trees is the defining feature of this habitat. Oaks and hickories are commo...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Vegetation Type: closed- to open canopy forests composed of broadleaf, deciduous trees, occur...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Hamamelis virginiana // Acronicta hamamelis-Cameraria h...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Cornus florida/Antispila cornifoliella-Euthyatira puden...Only four species out of 114 have a state rank of S3 or higher. Consequently, the Average Probabili...61 species in this habitat are considered secure in North Carolina and the Proportion of Secure Spec...The combination of a low value of ENE, a high value of PSS, and no identified Historic or Extirpated...2022-06-04 19:17:30
10231023.0General ShrublandsGeneral Greenbrier TanglesThe presence of Greenbriers (Smilax species) is the key factor for this habitat. Most members...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Key Species: species of Smilax must be present.Vegetation Type: closed-canopy forest t...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Smilax species // Acrolepiopsis heppneri-Acrolepiopsis ...None of the species of this habitat are ranked as S1 or S2. The Average PE is equivalent to a State...Four species are considered secure in North Carolina and the Proportion of Secure Species is 44%, a ...The combination of a low value of ENE, a high value of PSS, and no identified Historic or Extirpated...2022-06-04 19:16:47
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925925.0Upland Hardwood ForestsGeneral Forests and ShrublandsThis habitat is defined by extensive populations of woody plants, either trees or shrubs. The vegeta...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Vegetation Type: closed-canopy forest to shrublands that completely lack a forest canopy. None of the species in this habitat have a State Rank as high as S3. The Average PE is equivalent t...Forty species belonging to this habitat are considered secure in the state and the PSS value of 75% ...The combination of a low value of ENE, a high value of PSS, and no identified Historic or Extirpated...2022-06-04 19:13:53
926926.0Upland Hardwood ForestsGeneral Forests and FieldsThe vegetation characteristic of this habitat includes both forests of various types and herbaceous ...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Vegetation Type: closed-canopy forest to herblands that completely lack a forest canopy. ...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Asteraceae // Eusarca confusaria Cuscuta species // C...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Asteraceae/Eusarca confusaria) // (Cuscuta speci...There are no species of high conservation concern (S2 or higher) in this group and the Average PE is...With 28 species considered Secure in the state, producing a PSS value of 67%, this is one of our lea...The combination of a low value of ENE, a high value of PSS, and no identified Historic or Extirpated...2022-06-04 19:10:56
922922.0Upland Hardwood ForestsGeneral ForestsThe presence of trees of any type -- hardwoods or conifers -- is the key feature of this habitat. A ...Geographic Regions: High Mountains to the Barrier Islands. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Vegetation Type: Closed- to open-canopy forests composed of either hardwoods or conifers or b...Resource Competition Guilds: Woodpeckers: Dryobates pubescens-Dryobates villosus-Dryocopu...This habitat has only three species with a state rank of S3 or higher. Consequently, the Average Pro...The Determining Species of this habitat are mainly generalists and groups of highly specialized, co-...Thirty-five species are considered secure and the Proportion of Secure Species of 78% is fairly high...The combination of a low value of ENE, a high value of PSS, and no identified Historic or Extirpated...Habitat conversion and increasing cutting of lower quality and younger stands of trees are the main ...2022-06-04 19:06:40
14111411.0Early Succesional and Semi-Natural HabitatsGeneral Fields, Gardens, and Ruderal HabitatsThis habitat consists of open, herb-dominated habitats, including both natural and strongly human-mo...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Vegetation Type: open herblands and/or shrublands, including both fallow and cultivated cropl...None have been identified among these highly generalized speciesOnly one species in this habitat, Marsh Parsley, is ranked as S3. This species is at the edge of its...None identified 19 species in this habitat -- 65% -- are considered Secure in North Carolina. This reflects the wid...The combination of a low value of ENE, a high value of PSS, and no identified Historic or Extirpated...Herbicides and insecticides that are aimed at pest species can have severe impacts on non-target spe...2022-06-04 19:03:50
1851805.0General Hardwood ForestsGeneral Elm ForestsThe key environmental factor for this habitat is the presence of Elm (Ulmus) species. Forests contai...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to the Low Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-...Key Species: Elms must be present.Vegetation Type: Closed-canopy forests composed of b...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Ulmus species // Cameraria ulmella-Ectoedemia ulmella-P...The Average PE is equivalent to a State Rank of S3 but many of the species in this habitat are still...Winged Elm is considered secure in the state and most of the species associated with it will probabl...Despite the relatively low value of PSS, the combination of a low value of ENE and the absence of i...2022-06-04 19:01:01
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82802.0Conifer ForestsGeneral Dry-Xeric Pine Forests and WoodlandsKey features of this habitat are species of Yellow Pines that grow primarily on well-drained upland ...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Vegetation Type: open woodlands. Strata: shrub thickets may be present but herbaceous ...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Pinus species // Exoteleia pinifoliella-Macaria granit...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Pinus species/Exoteleia pinifoliella-Macaria granitata-...None of the Determining Species are of definite conservation concern; the highest state rank is S3. ...Seven species in this habitat are considered secure in North Carolina and the Proportion of Secure S...The combination of a low value of ENE, a high value of PSS, and no identified Historic or Extirpated...Masters, R.E., 2007. The importance of shortleaf pine for wildlife and diversity in mixed oak-pine f...2022-06-04 18:58:12
920920.0Upland Hardwood ForestsGeneral Maple ForestsThis habitat consists of forests and woodlands that contain populations of Maples, including all mem...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Key Species species of Acer must be present. Vegetation Type: open woodlands or closed...Phagic and Competitive Symbioses: Acer species // Acericecis ocellaris-Acronicta retarda...Phagic and Competitive Symbioses: (Acer species/Acronicta retardata-Argyresthia subreticul...No species in this habitat are ranked as S1 or S2, i.e, there are no species of high conservation co...Seven species in this habitat are considered secure in North Carolina. The Proportion of Secure spec...The combination of a low value of ENE, a moderately high value of PSS, and no identified Historic or...Abrams, M.D., 1998. The red maple paradox. BioScience, 48(5), pp.355-364. Available online at: https...2022-06-04 18:52:17
1561506.0Lentic HabitatsGeneral Herbaceous PondsThis habitat consists of shallow ponds supporting masses of aquatic plant species with floating stem...Geographic Regions: High Mountains to Lower Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Vegetation Type: floating vegetation covering large areas of a pond's surface; trees and shru...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Nuphar advena // Donacia piscatrix-Donacia proxima Ny...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Nymphaea species/Elophila gyralis) // (Lemna spe...This habitat contains two species ranked as S1 and four ranked as S2. Overall, the Average PE is eq...Only two species belonging to this habitat are considered secure in North Carolina. The Proportion ...The high value of ENE, low value of PSS, and the presence of one SH species combine to produce a fai...2022-06-03 15:42:47
1051005.0General ShrublandsGeneral Cane ThicketsPrior to European settlement, vast treeless expanses covered with our native bamboo -- Cane (Arun...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to the Low Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-...Key Species: one or more of the three species of Cane must be present. Vegetation Type:Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Arundinaria tecta-Arundinaria gigantea // Acrapex relic...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Arundinaria tecta-Arundinaria gigantea/Acrapex relicta-...The one S1S2 species, Leucania calidior, is the rarest species belonging to this habitat; ten...The Determining Species of this habitat are all involved in co-evolved associations with one another...Giant Cane is considered secure in the state, but is the only such species in this habitat. While th...The moderate number of Species at Risk, thirteen, and the moderate Average PE combine to produce a m...Cane species themselves are very tough, highly competitive plants. They are tolerant of frequent but...Bartram, W. 1791. The Travels of William Bartram. Facsimile library; New York DeLong, D.M., 1941....2022-05-21 20:06:53
325325.0Marshes, Mires, and Shoreline HabitatsGeneral Acidic WetlandsThis habitat includes wetlands found throughout the state that are associated with acidic soils and ...Geographic Regions: High Mountais to Lower Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. <...Vegetation Type: closed canopy forests to open shrublands and forblands. Strata: cano...The Determining Species of this habitat are found over a wide area of the Piedmont, Coastal Plain an...The two Secure Species belonging to this habitat result in a relatively high value -- 40% -- of PSS....The small number of Determining Species and their low state ranks combine to produce a very low Expe...This habitat is vulnerable to ditching and draining, along with runoff and sedimentation from nearby...Extensive drainage and conversion of peatland habitats has been taking place in the Coastal Plain ov...2022-05-20 23:47:26
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1551505.0Lentic HabitatsCoastal Plain Still and Sluggish WatersThe flat terrain of the Coastal Plain and plentiful rain water from summer storms creates an abundan...Geographic Regions: Sandhills to Lower Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 8. Land...Vegetation Type: some examples occur under closed-canopy swamp forests, others in completely ...This habitat contains only two fairly rare species, the two Swamp Snake species that are ranked S2. ...Five species are considered Secure within the state but the Proportion of Secure Species, 38%, is mo...The relatively small number of Species at Risk, coupled with a low Average PE, results in a fairly l...Drainage and conversion of beaver ponds, millponds, and depressional wetlands is a major threat to t...The extirpation of beavers at the end of the 19th Century and the accelerated drainage and conversio...2022-05-20 23:24:43
1571507.0Lentic HabitatsCoastal Plain Herbaceous Ponds and SloughsThis habitat includes permanent ponds and sloughs in the Coastal Plain that support dense masses of ...Geographic Regions: Sandhills to Lower Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 8. Land...Vegetation Type: floating vegetation covering large areas of a pond's surface; trees and shru...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Myriophyllum species/Parapoynx allionealis Com...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Myriophyllum species/Parapoynx allionealis) Under our model, the Average Probability of Extirpation, 0.06365, is equivalent to a state rank of S...Two species -- both animals -- are considered Secure within the state. For these species, both of wh...The large number of Species at Risk, coupled with the high Average PE, produce a large value for the...Drainage and conversion of depressional wetlands, including large, clay-based Carolina Bays has been...Beavers were extirpated from North Carolina by the early 1900s and conversion of Carolina Bays and o...NC State University Cooperative Extension Service. 2021. Aquatic Weeds: A Pocket Identification Guid...2022-05-20 23:22:49
68608.0Peatland Forests and ShrublandsCoastal Plain Blackwater WetlandsThis habitat consists of shallow acidic wetlands in the Coastal Plain that support herbaceous, shrub...Geographic Regions: Sandhills to Lower Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 8. Land...Vegetation Type: closed canopy forests to open shrublands and forblands. Strata: cano...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Anchistea virginica // Fagitana littera-Papaipema steno...Under our model, the Average Probability of Extirpation for this set of species is equivalent to a s...The complex associated with Virginia Chain Fern has an average PE = 0.00088, which is equivalent to ...Two species are considered Secure within the state but the Proportion of Secure Species is only 20%,...With relatively few species and a fairly low Average PE, the Expected Number of Extirpations is also...Isolated blackwater wetlands have declined due to drainage and conversion to agriculture and silvicu...Blackwater swamp forests were extensively cut early in the 20th Century, following the development o...2022-05-20 23:12:47
10101010.0General ShrublandsCoastal Plain Cane ThicketsThickets of Switch Cane (Arundinaria tecta) are common features of blackwater bottomlands, p...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Arundinaria tecta-Arundinaria gigantea // Apameine new...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Arundinaria tecta-Arundinaria gigantea/Apameine new gen...Due to their tight association with Cane, the Determining Species of this habitat require the same h...2022-04-08 23:21:34
1641604.0Lotic HabitatsGeneral Rivers and Large StreamsLarge perennial streams and rivers lacking a tree canopy over the water. Includes all types of stre...2022-03-28 00:31:59
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910910.0Upland Hardwood ForestsCool Mesic Forests and ShrublandsThis habitat includes upland forests that have cool microclimates in addition to high moisture conte...2022-03-27 14:21:29
1031003.0General ShrublandsMontane Rhododendron Thickets and BaldsDense and extensive thickets composed of Rhododendrons are conspicuous features of acidic coves in t...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses Rhododendron species // Graphocephala fennahi-Lyonetia lati...(Rhododendron species/Graphocephala fennahi-Lyonetia latistrigella-Synanthedon rhododendri)2022-03-27 14:18:34
10191019.0General ShrublandsMyricaceous ThicketsThe presence of Morella species -- Bayberries and Waxmyrtles -- or Comptonia (Sweetfer...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Key Species species belonging to the Myricaceae are a requirement Vegetation Type: shr...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Morella species // Acrobasis cirroferella-Caloptilia f...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Morella species/Acrobasis cirroferella-Caloptilia flave...2022-02-20 18:00:54
83803.0Conifer ForestsGeneral Cedar WoodlandsThis habitat consists of dense forests, low woodlands, or thickets that possess populations of eithe...Geographic Regions: Barrier Islands to the Low Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. <...Vegetation Type: dense, closed-canopy forests in the case of White Cedar stands; open-canopy ...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Juniperus species // Aethes rutilana-Argyresthia alter...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Juniperus species/Aethes rutilana-Argyresthia alternate...Lawson, E.R. 1990. Juniperus virginiana L. eastern redcedar. In: Burns, Russell M.; Honkala, Barbara...2022-02-20 16:40:20
324324.0Marshes, Mires, and Shoreline HabitatsGeneral Brownwater ShorelinesThis habitat includes the shorelines of brownwater streams or the edges of pools and ponds associate...Geographic Regions: Low Mountins to the Lower Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8...Vegetation Type: barrens, herblands, shrublands or low open forest. Strata: often loca...None have been identified The Average Probability of Extirpation for the two species included in this habitat is equivalent to...One of the two Determining Species, Acris crepitans, is considered secure within the state an...The combination of a low Average PE value and just two species included in this habitat results in a...Both of the Determining Species of this habitat are predatory on stream insects. Decline in water q...The Twelve-spotted Tiger Beetle appears to have declined, especially in the eastern portion of its r...2022-02-11 14:49:30
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1241204.0Rock Outcrops, Glades, and BarrensBasic Barrens and GladesThis habitat is associated with rock formations located close to the surface, producing thin, circum...Geographic Regions: essentially restricted to the Piedmont and Mountains. USDA Hardiness Z...Vegetation Type: open barrens and sunny glades in woodlands. Strata: forest canopy is ...With the exception of the Barberry Geometer and American Barberry -- which we do not include due to ...This habitat has an exceptional number of species at high risk of extirpation: fifteen S1 species an...No species in this habitat are ranked as S5, reflecting the lack of very large single blocks of this...Given the relatively large number of Species at Risk together with the high Average PE, the value of...The edaphic conditions that are distinctive features of this habitat are themselves quite rare in th...The Inventory of the Mafic Natural Areas of the North Carolina Piedmont by Oakley, LeGrand, and Scha...Most examples are found in the Piedmont and Mountains, with a few of the Determining Species also fo...In the Piedmont, important conservation areas for this habitat include the Picture Creek Barrens and...Due to the long-standing survey focus on this habitat type, few examples probably remain to be disco...Restoration of fire, using prescribed burns, is probably needed in most preserves containing this ha...Oakley, S.C., LeGrand, H.E. and Schafale, M.P., 1995. An inventory of mafic natural areas in the Nor...2022-02-07 13:44:00
14161416.0Early Succesional and Semi-Natural HabitatsExotic Invaded HabitatsThis habitat is defined by the presence of species that were not originally native to North Carolina...Various, potentially covering the entire range of habitable abiotic conditions found in North Caroli...Various, potentially covering the entire range of habitable biotic conditions found in North Carolin...Essentially none except for parasites carried along by the exotic species Although a few of these species that are native to North America and that have reached North Carolin...2022-02-06 16:20:28
1411401.0Early Succesional and Semi-Natural HabitatsGeneral Successional Fields and ForblandsThis habitat is composed of open, forb-dominated fields that invade lands opened up by disturbances;...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Vegetation Type: open forblands, including those associated with natural succession and those...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Ambrosia species // Chionodes mediofuscella-Ponometia ...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Ambrosia species/Chionodes mediofuscella-Ponometia cand...This habitat massively expanded during Colonial times, when European settlers cleared vast areas of ...Oosting, H.J., 1942. An ecological analysis of the plant communities of Piedmont, North Carolina. Am...2022-02-06 12:33:36
42402.0Floodplain ForestsCypress Swamps and SavannasVast swamps, lakes, and ponds dominated by Cypresses (Taxodium species) are hallmark habitats of the...Geographic Regions: eastern Piedmont to Lower Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 7b-...Key Species: Taxodium species are a requirement. Vegetation Type: closed-canopy to som...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Taxodium species // Acronicta perblanda-Coleotechnites ...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses:(Taxodium species/Acronicta perblanda-Coleotechnites var...Ewal, K.C. 1995. In Fire in wetlands: a management perspective. Proceedings of the Tall Timbers Fir...2022-02-04 17:03:02
76706.0Longleaf Pine WoodlandsLoamy, Fire-maintained HerblandsThis is an herbaceous habitat restricted to the Coastal Plain that is kept open through frequent bur...Geographic Regions: Fall-line Sandhills to the Lower Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones:<...Vegetation Type: open herblands. Strata: examples typically occur in open woodlands wi...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Amorpha species // Catocala abbreviatella-Digrammia or...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Amorpha species/Catocala abbreviatella-Digrammia ordina...Sorrie, B.A., 2011. A field guide to wildflowers of the Sandhills Region: North Carolina, South Caro...2022-02-04 16:59:35
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10311031.0General ShrublandsGeneral Wet ShrublandsAll types of wet shrublands are included in this habitat. These range from the shrubby, acidic peat...Geographic Regions: High Mountains to the Lower Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6...Vegetation Type: open shrublands to closed-canopy forests with well-developed shrub layers. <...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses Ilex verticillata // Phytomyza wiggii 2022-02-04 16:56:37
10291029.0General ShrublandsGeneral Dogwood Thickets and UnderstoriesThe diagnostic feature of this habitat is the presence of Dogwood species. Over the combined range o...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Key Species: Members of Cornus (Swida) must be present. Vegetation Type: open s...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses Cornus species // Antispila cornifoliella-Antispila free...2022-02-04 16:55:53
10131013.0General ShrublandsCeanothus ThicketsThe key feature of this habitat is the presence of thickets of New Jersey Tea. This species is foun...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Key Species Ceanothus thickets must be present Vegetation Type: open woodlands compose...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Ceanothus americanus // Ancylis semiovana-Apodrepanula...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Ceanothus americanus/Ancylis semiovana-Apodrepanulatrix...New Jersey Tea is still fairly widespread in the state and is generally considered to be secure, as ...If New Jersey Tea is ranked as S4S5, i.e., having a Probability of Extirpation that is greater than ...If New Jersey Tea is ranked as S4S5 instead of S5, the value of HRI is determined mainly by the Expe...As is true for most habitats associated with uplands, development and conversion to human-exploited ...The three species of macro-lepidoptera included as Determining Species for this habitat are all decl...Schweitzer, D.F., Minno, M.C. and Wagner, D.L., 2011. Rare, declining, and poorly known butterflies ...2022-02-04 16:55:26
49409.0Floodplain ForestsCoastal Plain Rich Wet-Mesic Alluvial ForestsThis habitat consists of the floodplain forests in the Coastal Plain associated with brownwater rive...Geographic Regions: restricted to the Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 8. Landf...Vegetation Type: Closed-canopy forests composed of broadleaf, deciduous trees and Bald Cypres...2022-02-04 16:36:02
45405.0Floodplain ForestsCoastal Plain Wet Hardwood ForestsThis habitat includes stands of hardwoods associated with frequently but non-permanently flooded bot...Geographic Regions: restricted to the Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 8. Landf...Vegetation Type: Closed-canopy forests composed of hardwood trees (Loblolly Pines may be pres...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Riparian Crataegus species/Catocala aestivalia-Catocala...2022-02-04 16:35:35
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43403.0Floodplain ForestsGeneral Wet Hardwood ForestsThis habitat includes river and stream bottomlands that support stands of hydrophilic species of har...Geographic Regions: Low Mountains to Lower Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. <...Vegetation Type: Closed-canopy forests composed of hardwood trees (Loblolly Pines may be pres...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Betula nigra // Acronicta betulae-Bucculatrix coronatella-...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Betula nigra/Acronicta betulae-Bucculatrix coronatella-...Although some of the Determining Species have not yet been adequately surveyed, none have been ident...Five of the Determining Species are considered as Secure, having state ranks of S5. The Proportion ...Conversion of habitats to agriculture and silviculture/ Filling in of floodplains for human habitati...Floodplains in the Mountains offer some of only flat lands in that area. Despite the threat of floo...Tracts of this habitat occur across the state except for the high mountains and barrier islands, bot...In addition to the preserves associated with brownwater rivers listed in the Rich Wet Hardwood Fore...Promote floodplain forests as important carbon sequestration reserves, flood control areas, and wate...Grelen, H.E.. 1990. Betula nigra. River Birch. In: R. Burns and B. Honkala (Technical coordinators)....2022-02-04 16:34:01
46406.0Floodplain ForestsCoastal Plain Wet-Hydric ForestsLike the General Wet-Hydric Floodplains, this habitat comprises bottomlands, swamps, and the foreste...Geographic Regions: Fall Zone to Lower Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 7b-8. L...Vegetation Type: Closed-canopy forests composed of hardwoods and Cypress species. Strata:...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Coastal Plain Wet-hydric Hawthorns // Catocala aestival...2022-02-04 16:31:43
35305.0Marshes, Mires, and Shoreline HabitatsShoreline ShrublandsThis habitat consists of thickets of Willows, Alders, Buttonbushes, Mallows and other shrubs growing...Geographic Regions: High Mountains to the Lower Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6...Vegetation Type: shrubland or low open forest. Strata: often located at the edge of cl...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Alnus species // Acrobasis rubrifasciella-Acronicta ha...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Alnus species/Acrobasis rubrifasciella-Acronicta hastul...2022-02-04 16:30:24
10301030.0General ShrublandsGeneral Coastal Plain Holly Thickets 2022-01-22 16:14:29
21201.0Maritime Forests and DunesLive Oak Forests and Maritime Scrub ThicketsThe evergreen oaks, shrubs, and other vegetation, along with their symbionts, are typically thought ...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Cartrema americanum // Palpita maritima Ilex vomitori...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Cartrema americanum/Palpita maritima) // (Live O...2022-01-07 13:49:56
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62602.0Peatland Forests and ShrublandsCoastal Plain Wet Acidic ShrublandsThis habitat includes a number of co-adapted complexes consisting of various wetland species of heat...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Cyrilla racemiflora // Argyrostrotis erasa-Argyrostrot...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Cyrilla racemiflora/Argyrostrotis erasa-Argyrostrotis f...2022-01-07 13:25:55
14131413.0Early Succesional and Semi-Natural HabitatsWet Forests and Successional FieldsThis habitat includes wet forests and fields situated in floodplains that will ultimately succeed to...Geographic Regions: High Mountains to the Lower Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6...Vegetation Type: open forbland to ground cover under open bottomland forests. Woody Debris...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Campsis radicans // Clydonopteron sacculana-Paratrea pl...2022-01-02 15:20:47
924924.0Upland Hardwood ForestsSweetgum Groves and ForestsThe presence of Sweetgum is the defining factor of this habitat. Along with Red Maple, Persimmon, an...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Key Species: Sweetgum must be present. Vegetation Type: open fields to closed-canopy f...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Liquidambar Styraciflua // Ceratonyx satanaria-Dasychir...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Liquidambar Styraciflua/Ceratonyx satanaria-Dasychira a...2022-01-02 14:41:46
1461406.0Early Succesional and Semi-Natural HabitatsPersimmon CopsesThis widespread habitat is defined by the presence of Persimmons. Along with Sassafras, Persimmon is...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Key Species: Persimmon must be present. Vegetation Type: open fields to closed-canopy ...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Diospyros virginiana // Coptodisca diospyriella-Hypsor...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Diospyros virginiana/Coptodisca diospyriella-Hypsoropha...2022-01-02 14:40:53
812812.0Conifer ForestsLoblolly Pine ForestsThis habitat includes forests and woodlands that contain populations of Loblloly Pine (Pinus taed...Geographic Regions: barrier islands to the western Piedmont. USDA Hardiness Zones: 7b-...Key Species: Loblolly Pines must be present. Vegetation Type: closed- to open-canopy f...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Pinus taeda // Dioryctria taedae 2022-01-02 14:39:38
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1061006.0General ShrublandsLaurel ShrublandsThis habitat is defined by the presence of members of the Lauraceae. Collectively, this family occup...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Key Species species belonging to the Lauraceae must be present Key Threat: Laurel Wilt...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Sassafras albidum // Caloptilia sassafrasella-Cenopis ...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Sassafras albidum/Caloptilia sassafrasella-Cenopis sara...Best G.S., Fraedrich S.W. 2018. An assessment of the potential impact of laurel wilt on clonal popul...2022-01-02 14:38:46
916916.0Upland Hardwood ForestsGum and Tupelo ForestsThis habitat is defined by the presence of Nyssa species, which collectively, occupy a wide of habit...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Key Species species of Nyssa must be present Vegetation Type: closed-canopy forests, i...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Nyssa species // Actrix nyssaecolella-Allotria elonymp...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Nyssa species/Actrix nyssaecolella-Allotria elonympha-C...Low, C., Scheffer, S.J., Lewis, M.L. and Gates, M.W., 2012. The relationship between variable host g...2022-01-02 14:38:11
10201020.0General ShrublandsGroundsel-tree ThicketsThe defining feature of this habitat is the presence of Groundsel-tree (Baccharis halimifolia...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to Low Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 7b-8. ...Key Species species of Baccharis must be present Vegetation Type: open shrublands and ...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Baccharis species // Bucculatrix ivella-Eusarca fundar...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Baccharis species/Bucculatrix ivella-Eusarca fundaria-H...2022-01-02 14:37:50
1071007.0General ShrublandsGeneral Vitaceous TanglesThis habitat includes the viney tangles of various members of the Grape Family (Vitaceae) that occur...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Key Species species belonging to the Vitaceae must be present Vegetation Type: closed-...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Parthenocissus species // Phyllocnistis ampelopsiella ...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Parthenocissus species/Phyllocnistis ampelopsiella)/...2022-01-02 14:37:22
37307.0Marshes, Mires, and Shoreline HabitatsMuddy Shorelines and FlatsThis habitat includes the shorelines of streams, rivers, ponds, lakes, swamps, and estuaries where t...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to Low Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. <...Vegetation Type: closed-canopy forests to open river bars or flats. flood debris is comm...2022-01-02 14:01:05
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14181418.0Early Succesional and Semi-Natural HabitatsGeneral Wet GrasslandsThis habitat includes a variety of wet to mesic, open grasslands, including both natural, succession...Geographic Regions: High Mountins to the Lower Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-...Vegetation Type: grassland. Key Species species of graminoids are the dominant plant s...2022-01-02 12:18:15
1651605.0Lotic HabitatsGeneral Waters and ShorelinesThis habitat includes the combination of aquatic habitats and their shorelines. The aquatic habitats...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Vegetation Type: closed-canopy forests to open barrens. flood debris is common but leaf ...2022-01-02 11:22:51
327327.0Marshes, Mires, and Shoreline HabitatsGeneral Stream ShorelinesThis habitat includes open to partially shaded shorelines of creeks and rivers. Vegetation ranges fr...Geographic Regions: Low Mountains to the Lower Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-...Vegetation Type: forblands, shrublands, forests to barren alluvial bars. Strata: often...2022-01-01 14:06:42
69609.0Peatland Forests and ShrublandsCoastal Plain Fire-Maintained PeatlandsThis habitat consists of small areas of coastal peatlands that are partially or completely burned on...2022-01-01 01:12:20
811811.0Conifer ForestsGeneral Coastal Plain Pine Forests and WoodlandsThe presence of pines is a key habitat factor but is not restricted to any one species. Only Coastal...2022-01-01 01:10:56
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12121212.0Rock Outcrops, Glades, and BarrensGeneral Montane Basic Barrens and GladesRestricted to circumneutral to basic soils; associated with both calcareous or mafic substrates. Veg...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Arabis species // Euchloe olympia Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Arabis species/Euchloe olympia) 2022-01-01 01:09:18
12101210.0Rock Outcrops, Glades, and BarrensMontane Calcareous Barrens and WoodlandsAll of the Determining Species of this habitat are calciphiles associated with the rare outcrops of ...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Arabis species // Euchloe olympia Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Arabis species/Euchloe olympia) 2022-01-01 01:08:29
10161016.0General ShrublandsGooseberry ThicketsDefining Species are species of Ribes and the herbivores that specialize on them. This habitat occur...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Ribes species // Dysstroma hersiliata-Eulithis propuls...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Ribes species/Dysstroma hersiliata-Eulithis propulsata-...2022-01-01 01:04:29
88808.0Conifer ForestsWhite Pine ForestsThis habitat is defined by the presence of White Pine (Pinus strobus). Most examples occur in the Mo...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Pinus strobus // Argyrotaenia pinatubana-Empoasca cocc...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Pinus strobus/Argyrotaenia pinatubana-Empoasca coccinea...2022-01-01 01:03:14
10141014.0General ShrublandsNinebark ThicketsRich outcrops and wetlands with thickets of Physocarpus opulifolius. Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Physocarpus opulifolius // Eulithis molliculata-Habros...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Physocarpus opulifolius/Eulithis molliculata-Habrosyne ...2022-01-01 00:59:58
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919919.0Upland Hardwood ForestsMontane Dry-Mesic Hardwood ForestsMontane oak-hickory forests Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Oak species // Empoa querci-Ossiannilssonola flavomarg...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Oak species/Empoa querci-Ossiannilssonola flavomarginat...2022-01-01 00:58:55
312312.0Marshes, Mires, and Shoreline HabitatsMontane Shoreline Shrub ThicketsMontane wetland and shoreline shrub thickets Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Willow species // Gypsonoma salicicolana-Macropsis vir...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Willow species/Gypsonoma salicicolana-Macropsis viridis...2022-01-01 00:57:29
87807.0Conifer ForestsMontane Dry-Xeric Pine Forests and WoodlandsThis habitat consists of the dry ridges and rock outcrops that support stands of xerophytic, mountai...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Pinus rigida // Scaphytopius angustatus Pinus pungens...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Pinus rigida/Scaphytopius angustatus) // (Pinus ...2022-01-01 00:56:40
918918.0Upland Hardwood ForestsLocust Groves and ThicketsThis habitat consists of groves of Black Locust, including rich, mesic coves in the Mountains -- pro...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Robinia pseudoacacia // Chrysaster ostensackenella-Dig...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Robinia pseudoacacia/Chrysaster ostensackenella-Digramm...2022-01-01 00:54:40
311311.0Marshes, Mires, and Shoreline HabitatsCoastal Plain Sedge, Grass, and Rush MiresOpen, shallow, wetlands in the Coastal Plain dominated by graminoids Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Carex species // Neonympha mitchellii Hymenachne hemi...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Carex species/Neonympha mitchellii) b>// (Hymenachn...2022-01-01 00:51:56
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10121012.0General ShrublandsGeneral Wet-Dry Heath ThicketsThis habitat includes both wet and dry thickets consisting of Blueberries, Huckleberries, and other ...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses Vaccinium-Gaylussacea // Acronicta tritona-Metarranthis ...(Vaccinium-Gaylussacea/Acronicta tritona-Metarranthis obfirmaria-Pangrapta decoralis-Clastoptera sai...2022-01-01 00:49:00
310310.0Marshes, Mires, and Shoreline HabitatsMontane Broadleaf Herbaceous MiresMucky seeps and bottomlands, not necessarily associated with sphagnum mats or peatland soils. Often ...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Monarda species // Anterastria teratophora-Pyrausta si...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Monarda species/Anterastria teratophora-Pyrausta signat...2022-01-01 00:44:39
1491409.0Early Succesional and Semi-Natural HabitatsMontane Forblands and Successional FieldsThis habitat is defined by the presence of forbs growing in non-forested, montane openings, includin...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Chamaenerion danielsii-Epilobium species-Oenothera spe...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Chamaenerion danielsii-Epilobium species-Oenothera spec...Crawford, C.J. and Kennedy, L.M., 2009. Spatial and temporal patterns of tree encroachment into a so...2022-01-01 00:43:53
917917.0Upland Hardwood ForestsChestnut Forests100 years ago, hardwood forests across eastern North America had American Chestnut as one of their m...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Castanea dentata // Argyresthia castaneella-Coleophora...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Castanea dentata/Argyresthia castaneella-Coleophora leu...Gravatt, G.F., 1925. The chestnut blight in North Carolina. In: Chestnut and chestnut blight in Nort...2022-01-01 00:42:10
10111011.0General ShrublandsMontane Cane ThicketsCane thickets in the Mountains support a number of species not found in Coastal Plain cane thickets ...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Arundinaria gigantea-Arundinaria appalachiana // Apame...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Arundinaria gigantea-Arundinaria appalachiana/Apameine ...2022-01-01 00:41:07
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1091009.0General ShrublandsMontane Rosaceous ThicketsThis habitat is the montane equivalent of the General Rosaceous Thickets habitat. Both consist of sp...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Rosaceae species // Acleris nivisellana-Ancylis nubecu...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Rosaceae species/Acleris nivisellana-Ancylis nubeculana...Rankin, W.T. and Herbert, N., 2014. Restoration in the southern Appalachians: a dialogue among scien...2022-01-01 00:39:00
64604.0Peatland Forests and ShrublandsCoastal Plain Herbaceous PeatlandsThe Coastal Plain of North Carolina contains an abundance of peatland habitats, associated with the ...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Drosera species+Cranberry // Hemipachnobia monochromat...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Drosera species+Cranberry/Hemipachnobia monochromatea)<...2022-01-01 00:35:58
78708.0Longleaf Pine WoodlandsWet, Clayey, Fire-maintained HerblandsComposed of species that are highly restricted to frequently burned savannas located on beds of calc...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Eryngium yuccifolium var. synchaetum // Papaipema eryn...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Eryngium yuccifolium var. synchaetum/Papaipema eryngii)...2022-01-01 00:35:21
1471407.0Early Succesional and Semi-Natural HabitatsHoney Locust GrovesThis habitat is defined by the Honey Locust. Determining species include Honey Locust itself, as wel...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Gleditsia triacanthos // Catocala illecta-Catocala inn...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Gleditsia triacanthos/Catocala illecta-Catocala innuben...2022-01-01 00:34:27
1831803.0General Hardwood ForestsNutmeg Hickory ForestsThis habitat is based primarily on a symbiotic complex composed of just two species: Nutmeg Hickory ...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Carya myristiciformis // Catocala myristica Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Carya myristiciformis/Catocala myristica) Maisenhelder, L.C. and Francis, J.K., 1990. Carya myristiciformis (Michx. f.) Nutt. Nutmeg Hickory. ...2022-01-01 00:29:54
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86806.0Conifer ForestsHemlock ForestsThis habitat consists of stands of both Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) and Carolina Hemlock (Tsu...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Tsuga-Picea-Abies // Caripeta divisata-Cladara limitar...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Tsuga-Picea-Abies/Caripeta divisata-Cladara limitaria-E...Buck, S. L., P. Lambdin, D. Paulsen, J. Grant, and A. Saxton.2005. Checklist of insect species assoc...2022-01-01 00:29:01
914914.0Upland Hardwood ForestsRich Montane Hardwood ForestsMembers of this habitat are associated with hardwood forests growing on nutrient-rich substrates. Mo...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Acer saccharum // Cameraria aceriella Aesculus flava ...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Acer saccharum/Cameraria aceriella) // (Aesculus...2022-01-01 00:27:55
85805.0Conifer ForestsWhite Cedar ForestsThe defining feature of this habitat is the presence of Alantic White Cedars (Chamaecyparis thyoi...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Chamaecyparis thyoides // Callophrys hesseli-Hypagyrti...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Chamaecyparis thyoides/Callophrys hesseli-Hypagyrtis br...Fussell, J.O.; Webster, W.D.; Hall, S.P.; LeGrand, H.E.; Schafale, M.P.; and Russo, M.J. 1995. Eco...2022-01-01 00:26:12
1041004.0General ShrublandsSweetleaf ThicketsThickets of Sweetleaf (or Horse Sugar) occur in a wide variety of land forms, soil types, moisture r...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Symplocos tinctoria // Cenopis lamberti-Morrisonia tri...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Symplocos tinctoria/Cenopis lamberti-Morrisonia triangula-...Symplocos itself has an odd distribution and range of habitat characteristics. King's Hairstreak, th...2022-01-01 00:25:21
1261206.0Rock Outcrops, Glades, and BarrensXeric-Mesic Sand Barrens and GladesSpecies belonging to this habitat require loose, sparsely vegetated, sandy soils as a primary requir...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Euphorbia ipecacuanhae // Pygarctia abdominalis ...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Euphorbia ipecacuanhae/Pygarctia abdominalis)2022-01-01 00:19:58
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1121102.0High Elevation ForestsSpruce-Fir ForestsForests composed of Spruce, Fir, and other boreal species once covered much of the area now included...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Picea rubens // Cydia rana Picea-Abies // Argyrotaeni...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Picea rubens/Cydia rana) // (Picea-Abies/Argyrot...Bakuzis, E.V. and H.L. Hansen, 1965. Balsam fir: a monographic review. Univ. Minnesota Press. 444 pp...2022-01-01 00:19:14
13103.0BeachesGeneral Tidewater Shorelines and FlatsThis habitat consists of sandy and silty beaches, including those on the sound sides of barrier isla...Mutualistic, Competitory, and Phagic Symbioses: Egretta caerulea-Egretta thula-Egretta tr...Mutualistic, Competitory, and Phagic Symbioses: (Egretta caerulea-Egretta thula-Egretta tr...2022-01-01 00:13:28
74704.0Longleaf Pine WoodlandsGeneral Longleaf WoodlandsLongleaf Pine dominated woodlands were once a major feature of the southeastern Coastal Plains but w...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Pinus palustris // Macaria distribuaria-Sparganothis b...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Pinus palustris/Macaria distribuaria-Sparganothis bistr...Sorrie, B.A., 2011. A field guide to wildflowers of the Sandhills Region: North Carolina, South Caro...2022-01-01 00:12:11
72702.0Longleaf Pine WoodlandsGeneral Fire-maintained HerblandsThis habitat occurs on sandy soils in the Coastal Plain where open herbaceous ground covers are main...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Pyxidanthera species // Agrotis buchholzi Aristida st...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Pyxidanthera species/Agrotis buchholzi) // (Ari...2022-01-01 00:09:43
71701.0Longleaf Pine WoodlandsWet, Sandy, Fire-maintained HerblandsHabitats maintained by frequent fire were once one of the most distinctive features of the North Car...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Dionaea muscipula // Hemipachnobia subporphyrea Liatri...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Dionaea muscipula/Hemipachnobia subporphyrea) //...LeBlond, R.J., 2001. Endemic plants of the Cape Fear Arch region. Castanea 66:83-97 Sorrie, B.A.,...2022-01-01 00:08:45
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61601.0Peatland Forests and ShrublandsGeneral Herbaceous PeatlandsVarious types of peatland habitats occur across the state, from close to the shores of coastal sound...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Sarracenia species // Exyra semicrocea-Papaipema appas...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Sarracenia species/Exyra semicrocea-Papaipema appassion...2022-01-01 00:04:48
32302.0Marshes, Mires, and Shoreline HabitatsSalt and Brackish MarshesMembers of this habitat are halophilic, restricted to coastal brackish and salt marshes, making litt...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Limonium carolinianum // Palatka nymphaeella Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Limonium carolinianum/Palatka nymphaeella) Sanger, D. and Parker, C. 2016. Guide to the Salt Marshes And Tidal Creeks of the Southeastern Unit...2022-01-01 00:02:19
31301.0Marshes, Mires, and Shoreline HabitatsCoastal Freshwater and Low-Salinity MarshesMembers are associated with coastal marshes that are primarily freshwater but with some also occurri...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Carex hyalinolepis // Euphyes dukesi Cladium jamaicen...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Carex hyalinolepis/Euphyes dukesi); (Cladium jamaicense...2021-12-31 23:59:13
22202.0Maritime Forests and DunesMaritime Dune Grass and ForblandsIncludes all herb-dominated habitats on barrier islands, from the foredunes to the edge of the marsh...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Schizachyrium littorale // Atrytonopsis quinteri Hete...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Schizachyrium littorale/Atrytonopsis quinteri); (Hetero...2021-12-31 23:58:07
913913.0Upland Hardwood ForestsGeneral Montane Mesic ForestsThe cove forests of the Southern Appalachians are some of the most biodiverse habitats in the Temper...Geographic Regions: Low to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6. Landform: s...Vegetation Type: closed-canopy forests composed of both broadleaf, deciduous trees and Easter...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Montane Betula species/Ancylis discigerana-Bucculatrix ...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Montane Betula species/Ancylis discigerana-Bucculatrix ...Almost all of the records for the species associated with this habitat come from the Mountains or ne...Thomas, S.M. and Hedin, M., 2008. Multigenic phylogeographic divergence in the paleoendemic southern...2021-12-31 14:04:13
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15101510.0Lentic HabitatsCoastal Plain Blackwater Rivers and StreamsThis is an lotic aquatic habitat that includes rivers and streams whose headwaters are all located w...2021-12-31 12:43:05
912912.0Upland Hardwood ForestsHardwood Forests with Isolated PoolsThis habitat includes hardwood-dominated forests that contain isolated, non-fluvial pools. These inc...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to the Low Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-...Vegetation Type: closed-canopy forest to open woodlands; composed mainly of hardwood trees. ...Mutualistic Associations: Ambystoma maculatum egg masses are often invaded by a green...2021-12-27 14:48:06
41401.0Floodplain ForestsGeneral Wet-Hydric ForestsThis habitat consists of bottomland forests generally, ranging from hydric swamp forests to wet bott...Geographic Regions: Low Mountains to Lower Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. <...Vegetation Type: Closed-canopy forests containing hardwoods; Cypresses are present in the Coa...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: The larval hosts of the three moth species included as Det...McQuilkin, R.A. 1990. Quercus palustris Muenchh. Pin Oak. In: In: R. Burns and B. Honkala (Technical...2021-12-27 14:31:31
930930.0Upland Hardwood ForestsGeneral Forests with Isolated PoolsThis habitat includes both pine- and hardwood-dominated forests that contain isolated, non-fluvial p...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to the Low Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-...Vegetation Type: closed-canopy forest to open woodlands dominated by either hardwoods or pine...2021-12-23 13:25:36
911911.0General Hardwood ForestsWet-Mesic Forests with Seepages/Headwater StreamsThis habitat is used by amphibious species of animals whose larvae require seepage wetlands or small...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Vegetation Type: closed-canopy forest composed primarily of broadleaf, deciduous trees. S...Competitory Guilds: Seep and Spring-Run Patrolling and Breeding Odonates: Cordulegaster b...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Impatiens species/Pristerognatha agilana)Seymour, S.D. 2011. Vegetation of Non-alluvial Wetlands of the Southeastern Piedmont. M.S. Thesis. U...2021-12-22 00:30:02
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320320.0Marshes, Mires, and Shoreline HabitatsGeneral Wet MeadowsThis habitat consists of open or partially shaded, shallow wetlands that are dominated by forbs; gra...Geographic Regions: High Mountains to the Lower Coastal Plain. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6...Vegetation Type: herbland. Key Species species of forbs are the dominant plant specie...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Ambrosia trifida // Chionodes mediofuscella Verbesina ...2021-12-21 13:55:42
97907.0Upland Hardwood ForestsRich Dry-Mesic Hardwood ForestsThis habitat consists of upland forests growing on nutrient-rich, high pH soils. The Determining Spe...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Vegetation Type: closed-canopy forest composed of broadleaf, deciduous trees. Strata:...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Cercis canadensis/Erythroneura aclys-Erythroneura fraxa...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Cercis canadensis/Erythroneura aclys-Erythroneura fraxa...2021-12-16 02:04:43
95905.0Upland Hardwood ForestsRich Wet-Dry Hardwood ForestsThis is the habitat associated with nutrient-rich, high pH soils that has the widest tolerance for m...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Vegetation Type: closed-canopy forest composed of broadleaf, deciduous trees. Strata:...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Carya carolinae-septentrionalis-Carya ovata // Catocala...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Carya carolinae-septentrionalis-Carya ovata/Catocala an...2021-12-16 01:51:29
47407.0Floodplain ForestsGeneral Poplar ForestsThe key factor for this habitat is the presence of poplars, aspens, or cottonwoods, all in the genus...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Vegetation Type: Closed-canopy forests composed of broadleaf, deciduous trees. Key Species...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Populus species // Acronicta lepusculina-Catocala amat...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Populus species/Acronicta lepusculina-Catocala amatrix-...Ostry, M.E., L.F. Wilson, H.S. McNabb, and L.M. Moore. 1989. A guide to insect, disease, and animal ...2021-12-13 13:06:50
94904.0Upland Hardwood ForestsGeneral Wet-Mesic Hardwood ForestsThis habitat consists of hardwood forests growing on mesic slopes and bottomlands, occurring across ...Geographic Regions: Lower Coastal Plain to High Mountains. USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8. ...Vegetation Type: closed-canopy forest composed of broadleaf, deciduous trees. Strata:...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: Amphicarpaea bracteata // Macrosaccus morrisella Botto...Phagic and Competitory Symbioses: (Amphicarpaea bracteata/Macrosaccus morrisella) //No S1 or S2 species are included in this habitat and the average probability of extirpation is only ...21 of the Determining Species of this habitat are considered secure in North Carolina (state ranked ...In general, the risks to this habitat are the same as those for the Rich Wet-Mesic Hardwood Forests ...See Rich Wet-Mesic Hardwood Forests2021-12-13 12:02:53
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410410.0Floodplain ForestsMontane Wet-Hydric Forests2021-12-12 03:32:16
810810.0Conifer ForestsCoastal Plain Wet, Acidic Pine WoodlandsThis habitat is defined by the presence of Pond Pine, which occupies peatland habitats in the Coasta...2021-08-05 23:36:10
81801.0Conifer ForestsCoastal Plain Dry-Mesic Pine WoodlandsA key feature of this habitat is the presence of Pines growing on dry-to-mesic substrates in the Coa...2021-08-05 20:45:17
89809.0Conifer ForestsMontane Cool Mesic Conifer ForestsThis habitat includes cool, moist, montane conifer forests. These include stands of Spruce and Fir ...2021-07-23 00:45:30
10281028.0General ShrublandsGeneral Montane Blueberry and Huckleberry ThicketsThe main defining biotic feature is the presence of thickets of Blueberries or Huckleberries. This p...2021-07-23 00:38:08
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928928.0Upland Hardwood ForestsGeneral Montane ForestsHabitat factors include cold winters and relatively cool summers. Closed-canopy forest cover is requ...2021-06-03 02:03:38
10271027.0General ShrublandsCoastal Plain Greenbrier TanglesThe key habitat feature is the presence of Greenbriars growing in the Coastal Plain. Determining ...2021-04-08 23:31:14
1541504.0Lentic HabitatsIsolated PoolsThis habitat includes isolated and typically ephemeral pools that are embedded in a wide range of te...2021-03-28 23:10:14
1291209.0Rock Outcrops, Glades, and BarrensUltramafic Barrens and GladesThe defining features of this habitat are the presence of ultramafic rocks, such as peridotite and d...2021-03-28 19:08:18
1271207.0Rock Outcrops, Glades, and BarrensHigh Elevation Rock OutcropsThis habitat consists of exposed rock outcrops at elevations above 4,000'. The determining species ...2021-03-27 22:40:59
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1251205.0Rock Outcrops, Glades, and BarrensFlatrocksThis habitat consists of flat, surface exposures primarily of granite and other felsic plutons that ...2021-03-27 22:22:28
1231203.0Rock Outcrops, Glades, and BarrensMontane Rock BarrensThis habitat consists of rock domes and cliffs that have small to extensive deposits of soil suffici...Wiser, S.K., Peet, R.K. and White, P.S., 1996. High‐elevation rock outcrop vegetation of the South...2021-03-27 22:21:00
1221202.0Rock Outcrops, Glades, and BarrensMontane Mesic Rock Faces and CrevicesThe defining features of this habitat are cool, moist crevices and overhangs on shaded rock faces. T...2021-03-27 22:16:32
1211201.0Rock Outcrops, Glades, and BarrensExposed Rock CliffsThe key factor defining this habitat is the presence of exposed rock cliffs with isolated ledges, ne...2021-03-27 22:03:01
14101410.0Early Succesional and Semi-Natural HabitatsGeneral Coastal Plain Shrublands and ThicketsThis habitat includes various types of shrub-dominated vegetation, including pocosins, flatwoods, an...2021-03-27 18:38:23
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1451405.0Early Succesional and Semi-Natural HabitatsGrassy Balds and Montane Semi-natural GrasslandsGrassy balds are one one of the most noteworthy landscape features of the Southern Appalachians, con...Crawford, C.J. and Kennedy, L.M., 2009. Spatial and temporal patterns of tree encroachment into a So...2021-03-27 16:57:31
14151415.0Early Succesional and Semi-Natural HabitatsCoastal Plain GrasslandsIncludes native grasslands associated with maritime dunes, savannas, and sand ridges. Some use may a...2021-02-11 00:51:52
1681608.0Lotic HabitatsSandhill Forested Streamheads and CreeksBlackwater seeps, streamhead runs, and moderate sized creeks, all with closed canopies composed of b...2020-12-21 12:20:49
75705.0Longleaf Pine WoodlandsLongleaf Pine Woodlands with Isolated PoolsThis habitat consists of small, isolated, seasonally flooded depressions embedded in a matrix of fre...Kirkman, L.K., Smith, L.L. and Golladay, S.W., 2012. Southeastern depressional wetlands. Wetland Hab...2020-12-08 01:37:04
66606.0Peatland Forests and ShrublandsMountain BogsMountain Bogs are open, herb-dominated peatlands and -- as we define them -- have Determining Specie...Murdock, N.A., 1994. Rare and endangered plants and animals of southern Appalachian wetlands. In Wet...2020-11-25 14:08:28
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67607.0Peatland Forests and ShrublandsMountain Fens2020-11-25 13:47:14
63603.0Peatland Forests and ShrublandsMontane Herbaceous PeatlandsThis habitat is characterized by peatland species that can occur in both shaded, forest seeps as wel...Murdock, N.A., 1994. Rare and endangered plants and animals of southern Appalachian wetlands. In Wet...2020-11-25 13:35:01
1821802.0General Hardwood ForestsMontane Mesic Forests with Seepages/Headwater StreamsMembers of this habitat include species such as semi-terrestrial salamanders, whose larvae require s...Burley, L.A., Moyer, A.T. and Petranka, J.W., 2006. Density of an intraguild predator mediates feedi...2020-11-14 21:23:06
1671607.0Lotic HabitatsMontane Perennial Creeks and Small StreamsIncludes smaller perennial streams in the Mountains, ranging from spring runs and headwater streams ...2020-11-14 19:19:48
1611601.0Lotic HabitatsSpring Runs and BrooksSmall, flowing-water habitats ranging from seepage runs to small forested streams2020-11-13 23:24:35
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319319.0Marshes, Mires, and Shoreline HabitatsCoastal Plain Open, Wet HerblandsCharacterized by open, wet conditions and a diverse flora of wetland graminoids and forbs. Includes ...2020-10-12 23:20:26
318318.0Marshes, Mires, and Shoreline HabitatsCoastal Plain Shallow WetlandsIncludes both open and forested shallow wetlands in the Coastal Plain. Marsh or aquatic vegetation m...2020-09-30 23:25:10
1841804.0General Hardwood ForestsCoastal Plain Wet-Mesic ForestsHabitat includes wet pine flatwoods and wet-to-mesic stands of hardwoods and mixed forests in the Co...2020-09-27 20:01:24
12111211.0Rock Outcrops, Glades, and BarrensPiedmont Slate Belt BarrensAssociated with finely broken fragments of shale, typically found on steep slopes in the Mountains. ...2020-04-16 01:38:45
929929.0Upland Hardwood ForestsGeneral Montane Forests and FieldsDefining Species are associated with both montane forests -- including hardwood and conifer - and mo...2020-02-29 09:10:02
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65605.0Peatland Forests and ShrublandsGeneral Wet-Mesic Acidic ShrublandsSpecies associated with wet-to-mesic acidic shrubs, including Lyonia, Leucothoe, and other heaths; o...2020-01-19 19:43:47
316316.0Marshes, Mires, and Shoreline HabitatsGeneral Montane FernlandsDefining Species are generalist herbivores on ferns, restricted to the Mountains but occurring in dr...2020-01-02 00:00:21
315315.0Marshes, Mires, and Shoreline HabitatsGeneral Coastal Plain FernlandsDefining species are generalist herbivores on fern species. Found in both dry, mesic, and wet habita...2020-01-01 23:44:17
314314.0Marshes, Mires, and Shoreline HabitatsGeneral FernlandsDefining species are generalist herbivores on fern species. Found in both dry, mesic, and wet habita...2020-01-01 23:42:59
10171017.0General ShrublandsCoastal Plain Wet-Dry Heath ThicketsDefining Species are associated with heaths that occur in either dry sandhills or wet-hydric peatlan...2019-12-29 22:30:16
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1131103.0High Elevation ForestsGeneral High Elevation ForestsSpecies composing this habitat group are associated with high elevation -- > 4,000' -- forests. Cano...Haas, I., 2016. Habitat Use of Northern Pygmy Salamander (Desmognathus organi) and Southern Pygmy Sa...2019-10-27 19:25:45
1631603.0Lotic HabitatsPiedmont and General Rocky RiversThis habitat is defined by aquatic to semi-aquatic species that are associated with rivers that poss...Schwiebert, E., 2007. Nymphs, Stoneflies, Caddisflies, and Other Important Insects: Including The Le...2019-09-08 18:48:50
1731703.0Marine HabitatsReefsThe NBCP currently has no websites for marine aquatic taxa2019-08-29 01:21:33
1721702.0Marine HabitatsLittoralThe NBCP currently has no websites for marine aquatic taxa2019-08-29 01:21:24
1711701.0Marine HabitatsBeach IntertidalThe NBCP currently has no websites for marine aquatic taxa2019-08-29 01:21:12