Pine Barrens Speranza

Species Name: Speranza exonerata

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Species Distribution in Massachusetts


Federal Rank: None

Massachusetts State Rank: Special Concern

Habitat Description

Pitch pine-scrub oak barrens on sandplains and rocky summits and ridge.

Threats to Survival

Fire management to maintain amount of open space in habitats.

Actions Recommended to Ensure Survival

Limit the effects human developments have on their habitat.