Habitats of North Carolina
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Marshes, Mires, and Shoreline Habitats
General Herbaceous Wetlands
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Habitat Overview Includes all open, herb-rich wetlands, ranging from marshes to openings in bottomland forests; both acidic and circumneutral habitats are included
Related NHP Natural Communities
Determining Species
Taxa Global RankState RankProbability of Extirpation (PE)
Hydrocotyle umbellata - Manyflower Marsh-pennywort G5S50.00
Lycopus virginicus - Virginia Bugleweed G5S50.00
Persicaria densiflora - Dense-flower Smartweed G5S30.0058
Persicaria hydropiperoides - Swamp Smartweed G5S50.00
Rhexia mariana - Maryland Meadow-beauty G5S50.00
Symphyotrichum lateriflorum - Calico Aster G5S50.00
Mikania scandens - Climbing Hempweed G5S50.00
Expected Number of Extirpations with a PE value (Sum of PE) = 0.0058
N = Number of Extant Species with a PE value = 1
Average PE = ENE/N = 0.0058
Number of S5 species = 6
Proportion of Secure Species = Number of S5 Species/N = 6.0000
Habitat Risk Index = ENE x (1 – PSS) = -0.0290

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Updated on 2021-09-09 13:13:46