Scirpus ancistrochaetus •
scirpus ancistrochaetus

Scirpus ancistrochaetus

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FWS Digital Media Library — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video.Scirpus ancistrochaetus is a rare species of flowering plant in the sedge family known by the common names barbedbristle bulrush and northeastern bulrush. It is native to the northeastern United States from New Hampshire south to Virginia. It used to be found in Quebec but it is now thought to be extirpated there. It was also believed extirpated from the state of New York, but at least one population has been rediscovered in Steuben County in 2010. It is threatened by the loss and degradation of its wetland habitat. It is a federally listed endangered species.

Detailed information
Full Name: Northeastern bulrush (Scirpus ancistrochaetus)
Where found: Wherever found
Critical Habitat:N/A
Species Group:Flowering Plants
Current listing status
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Endangered 05/07/1991 Northeast Region (Region 5) Wherever found
  • States/US Territories in which the Northeastern bulrush, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: Maryland , Massachusetts , New Hampshire , New York , Pennsylvania , Vermont , Virginia , West Virginia
  • US Counties in which the Northeastern bulrush, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
  • USFWS Refuges in which the Northeastern bulrush, Wherever found is known to occur: Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge
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