Threatened, Endangered, and Proposed (TEP) Plant Profile

Macbridea alba, white birds-in-a-nest.
Macbridea alba. Photo by Joan Walker.

Macbridea alba, white birds-in-a-nest whole plant.
Macbridea alba. Photo by Joan Walker.

Macbridea alba, white birds-in-a-nest habitat.
Macbridea alba habitat. Photo by Joan Walker.

Macbridea alba, white birds-in-a-nest pineland habitat.
Macbridea alba pineland habitat. Photo by Joan Walker.

Macbridea alba, white birds-in-a-nest, range map.
Macbridea alba range map.

Macbridea alba, white birds-in-a-nest

This species prefers poorly drained coastal pinelands, with frequent fires.

ESA Status

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

Threats

  • 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
  • Collecting

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

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