Kentucky Nature Preserves Rare Plants


 
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Eastern Yampah
Perideridia americana
Family: Apiaceae

Protection Status:
State Status:  T
USFWS Status: {null}

Global Rank: G4
State Rank: S2

P
Habitat:
Low grounds, prairies, and rich woods.

Species Description:
Perennial herb.

Phenology:
Flowering Period: Early May to late June.

Additional Information at NatureServe

Diagnostic Characteristics:
Delicate perennial to 6-15 dm occurring in cedar glades and dry open woodlands; the leaves are compound, filiform, with narrowly oblong ultimate segments; inflorescences few flowered; fruit are flattened and broadly ovate.

Management:
Timber removal may be beneficial and even needed to maintain the open character of the habitat for this species. Hand removal of trees in the vicinity of the population is necessary to avoid impacts from timber operations. Exotic pest plants are a threat to this species and should be removed. Avoid creating access to the site through trail or road construction.

Global Range:
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Known Kentucky Occurrences:

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Fax: (502) 573-2355
Email:
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