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Proposed Threatened Species Status for Sideroxylon reclinatum ssp. austrofloridense (Everglades Bully), Digitaria pauciflora (Florida Pineland Crabgrass), and Chamaesyce deltoidea ssp. pinetorum (Pineland Sandmat) and Endangered Species Status for Dalea carthagenensis var. floridana (Florida Prairie-Clover)

Four Plants found in South Florida – The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has issued a Proposed Rule to list the Everglades Bully, Florida Pineland Crabgrass, and Pineland Sandmat as threatened and the Florida Prairie-Clover as endangered.

Document Title: The title of the October 11, 2016 FWS Federal Register Proposed Rule is “Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Proposed Threatened Species Status for Sideroxylon reclinatum ssp. austrofloridense (Everglades Bully), Digitaria pauciflora (Florida Pineland Crabgrass), and Chamaesyce deltoidea ssp. pinetorum (Pineland Sandmat) and Endangered Species Status for Dalea carthagenensis var. floridana (Florida Prairie-Clover)”

Organization: The October 11, 2016 Federal Register Proposed Rule was signed on September 29, 2016 by Stephen Guertin who is the Acting Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Source: October 11, 2016 FWS Federal Register Proposed Rule

Comments Due By: December 12, 2016, with requests for public hearings due to FWS by November 25, 2016

Web site: The October 11, 2016 FWS Federal Register Proposed Rule is posted at
http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-10-11/html/2016-24140.htm

A species profile for the Everglades Bully is available at
http://ecos.fws.gov/ecp0/profile/speciesProfile?spcode=Q3IQ

A species profile for the Florida Pineland Crabgrass is available at
http://ecos.fws.gov/ecp0/profile/speciesProfile?spcode=Q1VG

A species profile for the Pineland Sandmat is available at
http://ecos.fws.gov/ecp0/profile/speciesProfile?spcode=Q3HI

A species profile for the Florida Prairie-Clover is available at
http://ecos.fws.gov/ecp0/profile/speciesProfile?spcode=Q3HL

Contact: Questions may be directed to Roxanna Hinzman who is the Field Supervisor with the U.S. FWS South Florida Ecological Services Office in Vero Beach at 772 562 3909; fax: 772 562 4288; e-mail: Roxanna_Hinzman@FWS.gov

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