Habitats of North Carolina
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Marshes, Mires, and Shoreline Habitats
Coastal Plain Open, Wet Herblands
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General Description Characterized by open, wet conditions and a diverse flora of wetland graminoids and forbs. Includes both wet savannas, seeps, and the herbaceous margins of depressional wetlands
Abiotic Factors
Biotic Structure
Co-evolved Species Groups
Determining Species
Taxa Global RankState RankProbability of Extirpation (PE)
Condica confederata - Confederate Moth
Condica cupentia - Splotched Groundling Moth GNR
Phytometra rhodarialis - Pink-Bordered Yellow Moth G5S4S50.0002
Polygala lutea - Orange Milkwort G5S50.00
Polygala mariana - Maryland Milkwort G5S40.0007
Polygala ramosa - Low Pinebarren Milkwort G5S40.0007
Expected Number of Extirpations with a PE value (Sum of PE) = 0.0016
N = Number of Extant Species with a PE value = 3
Average PE = ENE/N = 0.0005
Number of S5 species = 1
Proportion of Secure Species = Number of S5 Species/N = 0.3333
Habitat Risk Index = ENE x (1 – PSS) = 0.0011

Estimated Risk to the Determining Species
Estimated Security of the Habitat
Index of Habitat Imperilment
Identified Risks
Observed Trends
Distribution Map
Major Conservation Reserves
Priority Areas for Surveys and Conservation Protection
Stewardship and Management Recommendations
Updated on 2020-10-12 23:20:26