Species Name: Amphicarpum amphicarpon
Species Distribution in Massachusetts
Federal Rank: None
Massachusetts State Rank: Endangered
Typically found on the shores of small, sandy or peaty coastal plain ponds.
Threats to Survival
Habitat loss due to development, water withdrawals that lower groundwater levels and by climate-change associated variations in patterns of precipitation and drought.
Actions Recommended to Ensure Survival
Monitored for invasions of exotic plants and over-abundance of native plants due to fire suppression, protection of habitat from development and changes in light or moisture.