Broad Tinker’s-weed

Species Name: Triosteum perfoliatum

Image Source: http://plants.usda.gov/java/largeImage?imageID=trpe5_001_avd.tif
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Species Distribution in Massachusetts

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Federal Rank: None

Massachusetts State Rank: Endangered

Habitat Description

Generally found in dry, open woods or thickets away from dense shade.

Threats to Survival

Habitat succession is the main reason for rarity.

Actions Recommended to Ensure Survival

Halt cutting and burning.