Threatened, Endangered, and Proposed (TEP) Plant Profile
Macbridea alba, white birds-in-a-nest
This species prefers poorly drained coastal pinelands, with frequent fires.
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- Listed Threatened 1992
- Recovery Plan 1994 (PDF, 3.0 MB)
- Forest management practices resulting in lack of fire, excessive shade, excessive ground disturbance, and improved drainage
- Fertilization of pine plantations, encouraging growth of woody plants at the expense of native herbs
- Off-road vehicles