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Southern Appalachian Endangered Species

Last updated about 3 years ago

Rare, endangered and threatened species of the Southern Appalachians region.

Work in progress, compiled from:
- U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, USDA Plants database, and misc. other online sources
- North Carolina Natural Heritage Program: List of Rare Plant Species of North Carolina, 2010 (PDF)
- North Carolina Natural Heritage Program: List of the Rare Animal Species of North Carolina, 2010 (PDF)
- Tennessee Natural Heritage Program: Rare Plant List 2008 (PDF)

Species listed in sources that are not yet represented on EOL or synonyms are unclear:
- Clinostomus sp. 1, Clinostomus funduloides ssp. 1 (Smoky dace): Federal species of concern
- Desmognathus organi (Northern pigmy salamander): Federal species of concern
- Elimia christyi (Knotty rocksnail): Federal species of concern
- Erimystax insignis eristigma (Mountain blotched chub): Federal species of concern
- Hypericum sp. 1 (Radford's St. John's-wort): Federal species of concern
- Lexingtonia sp. cf. dolabelloides (Little Tennessee mussel): Federal species of concern
- Mesodon clingmanicus (Clingman covert): Federal species of concern
- Microtus chrotorrhinus carolinensis (Southern rock vole): Federal species of concern
- Moxostoma sp. 1 (Sicklefin redhorse): Candidate for federal listing
- Moxostoma sp. 2 (Sicklefin redhorse): Candidate for federal listing, listed threatened in North Carolina
- Neotoma floridana haematoreia (Southern Appalachian eastern woodrat): Federal species of concern