IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

This species can be found in the United States. There are two allopatric units: (1) Appalachian Plateau of northeastern Alabama and (2) southwestern Blue Ridge Physiographic Province south of the Pigeon River (the latter including the Balsam, Blue Ridge, Cowee, Great Smoky, Nanatahala, Snowbird, Tusquitee and Unicoi mountains and low-elevation populations in the gorges of the Hiwassee, Ocoee and Tugaloo rivers), Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Tennessee; at least some of the populations in the Cumberland Plateau of Tennessee might represent this species (Tilley and Mahoney 1996).


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