Threatened, Endangered, and Proposed (TEP) Plant Profile

Helonias bullata, swamp pink.
Helonias bullata. Photo by Steve Croy.

Helonias bullata, swamp pink.
Helonias bullata. Photo by Steve Croy.

Helianthus schweinitizii habitat.
Helonias bullata habitat. Photo by Hugh and Carol Nourse.

Helonias bullata, swamp pink, range map.
Helonias bullata range map.

Helonias bullata, swamp pink

Helonias bullata is an obligate wetland species occurring along streams and seepage areas in freshwater swamps and other wetland habitats.

ESA Status

Visit the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Species Profile link below for links to listing and other USFWS documents.

Threats

  • The major threat to the species is loss and degradation of its wetland habitat due to encroaching development, sedimentation, pollution, succession, and wetland drainage.
  • The species exhibits extremely low seedling establishment, which appears to be a significant limitation to the colonization of new sites.
  • Other threats include plant collection and trampling.

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

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