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    • Glossary

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    • 22 Glossary Species Status categories: at- risk species — species of plants and animals that are Federal candidate species and those that the Service has not identified as candidate species, but are facing threat( s) and are potential...
    • Relict trillium competing with invasive species Nepal grass

    • Relict trillium; Confederate wakerobin; Trillium reliquum; Endangered species Plants; hardwood Forests community; perennial herb; Georgia; Piedmont Physiographic Province; Invasive species impacts; non-native species; competition; habitat...
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    • Short's Goldenrod

    • Flowering plants; Plants; Endangered species; Endangered species;
    • Short's goldenrod is a rhizomatous perennial generally 2 to 2 and one-half feet tall, with alternately arranged narrow leaves about 2 to 4 inches long and O.2 to O.6 of an inch wide. The largest leaves occur near the middle of the stem. Yellow...
    • Mountain sweet pitcher plant flower

    • Plants; Endangered species;
    • Southern Appalachian bogs are one of the rarest natural communities in North America and are often home to rare plant and animal species. The conservation of these habitats and the species found there is a high priority for the Service and many of...
    • Service botanist Carolyn Wells examines a mountain sweet pitcher plant

    • Plants; Endangered species; Employees (USFWS); Work of the Service;
    • Southern Appalachian bogs are one of the rarest natural communities in North America and are often home to rare plant and animal species. The conservation of these habitats and the species found there is a high priority for the Service and many of...
    • Mountain sweet pitcher plants

    • Plants; Endangered species;
    • Southern Appalachian bogs are one of the rarest natural communities in North America and are often home to rare plant and animal species. The conservation of these habitats and the species found there is a high priority for the Service and many of...
    • Short's Goldenrod

    • Flowering plants; Plants; Endangered species;
    • Short's goldenrod is a rhizomatous perennial generally 2 to 2 and one-half feet tall, with alternately arranged narrow leaves about 2 to 4 inches long and O.2 to O.6 of an inch wide. The largest leaves occur near the middle of the stem. Yellow...
    • Flying Earwig Hawaiian Damselfly

    • Endangered species; Insects; Islands; Rare species; Species of concern; Tropical environments;
    • Flying Earwig Hawaiian Damselfly - Endangered Species - Hawaii
    • Child learns about species

    • Children; Endangered species; Threatened species;
    • A child studies threatened and endangered species at the 4 H County Fair.
    • First Short-tailed Albatross Chick to Hatch Outside Japan

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Endangered species; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • The chick hatched during a major storm but the parent did an excellent job protecting it from the inclement weather. Establishing a new nesting colony is one of several important steps needed to continue the rare bird’s recovery because volcanic...
    • Rush Darter habitat

    • Fishes; Endangered species;
    • The rush darter is a small fish that grows to two to three inches long. And it’s even rarer than it is tiny: The species, identified in 1999, is known to exist in only three locations in Alabama. There are no figures on the rush darter population...
    • Rush Darter

    • Fishes; Endangered species;
    • The rush darter is a small fish that grows to two to three inches long. And it’s even rarer than it is tiny: The species, identified in 1999, is known to exist in only three locations in Alabama. There are no figures on the rush darter population...
    • Mancos milk-vetch plant with fruit

    • Endangered species; Plants;
    • The Mancos milkvetch (Astraualus humillimus Gray ex. Brandegee) was listed as an endangered species on June 27, 1985 (USFWS 1985a) by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The species is known from northwestern New Mexico and southwestern Colorado...
    • Nutria

    • Mammals; Rodents; Invasive species; Aquatic animals;
    • Nutria is an invasive species brought to the U.S. from south America by trappers who thought to capitalize on the sale of their fur. The species has taken over rivers and lakes causing lots of trouble and habitat damage. US Fish and Wildlife...
    • Peacock Larkspur

    • Wildflowers; Prairies; Vegetation; Valleys; Species of concern;
    • The peacock larkspur is found only in the Willamette Valley of Oregon. Presently, the natural vegetation of the Willamette Valley is experiencing a threat not altogether different in magnitude from the Missoula Floods - human development. Since...

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