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12-22-2016

Rhynchospora knieskernii

Rhynchospora knieskernii NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network. Rhynchospora knieskernii is a rare species of sedge known by the common name Knieskern’s beaksedge. It is endemic to the state of New Jersey in the United States, where it occurs naturallyin the Pine Barrens. Reports have cited it present in Delaware as well, but these populations appear to have been introduced. It is threatened by the destruction and degradation of its habitat. It is a federally listed threatened species of the United States.Rhynchospora knieskernii is a rare species of sedge known by the common name Knieskern’s beaksedge. It is endemic to the state of New Jersey in the United States, where it occurs naturallyin the Pine Barrens. Reports have cited it present in Delaware as well, but these populations appear to have been introduced.

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Detailed information
Full Name: Knieskern's Beaked-rush (Rhynchospora knieskernii)
Where found: Wherever found
Critical Habitat:N/A
Species Group:Flowering Plants
Current listing status
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Threatened 07/18/1991 Northeast Region (Region 5) Wherever found
  • States/US Territories in which the Knieskern's Beaked-rush, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: New Jersey
  • US Counties in which the Knieskern's Beaked-rush, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
  • USFWS Refuges in which the Knieskern's Beaked-rush, Wherever found is known to occur: Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
Recovery
No critical habitat rules have been published for the Knieskern's Beaked-rush.
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Plan Action Status
Plan Status
09/29/1993 Knieskern's Beaked-rush (Rhynchospora knieskernii) Recovery Plan View Implementation Progress Final
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Plan Action Status
Plan Status
09/29/1993 Knieskern's Beaked-rush (Rhynchospora knieskernii) Recovery Plan View Implementation Progress Final
Date
Citation Page
Title
Document Type
03/06/2012 77 FR 13251 13253 Initiation of a 5-Year Review of Nine Northeastern Species. Notice of initiation of reviews; request for information.
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
01/29/2007 72 FR 4018 4019 Initiation of a 5-Year Review of Ten Listed Northeastern Species
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
Date
Title
08/19/2008 Knieskern's beaked-rush 5-Year Review
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