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Dooly County, Georgia

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Pesticide Table for the Canby's Dropwort

Active Ingredient Code
AMITROL
28
AMMONIUM SULFAMATE
28
ATRAZINE
28
CACODYLIC ACID
28
DAZOMET
28
DICHLOBENIL
28
DICHLORPROP (2, 4-DP)
28
DIPHENAMID
28
EPTC (Eptam)
28
FOSAMINE-AMMONIUM
28
GLYPHOSATE
28
HEXAZINONE
28
OXYFLUORFEN
33
PARAQUAT
28
PICLORAM
28
SIMAZINE
28

Limitations on Pesticide Use

Code Limitations
28 Do not apply within 100 yards of species habitat for aerial applications or within 20 yards of species habitat for ground applications.
33 Do not apply within one-quarter mile of species habitat.

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Canby's dropwort [Oxipolis canbyi]

Canby's dropwort, which has a dill fragrance, is a perennial with stems up to 3.9 feet tall and bear quill-like leaves. Its white flowers are displayed in flat-topped clusters from May through early August. the plant spreads by rhizomes and prefers moist habitats such as swamps, pineland ponds and wet pine savannahs.

Historically, this species was widely spread along the coastal plain of stretching from Delaware to Georgia. When listed, ten sites were known: one each in Burke, Lee and Sumter counties, Georgia; one in Scotland County, N. Carolina; five in the counties of Bamberg, Barnwell, Colleton and Richland, S.Carolina; and one in Queen Anne's County, Maryland.

Major factor affecting Canby's Dropwort survival is draining and ditching of wetlands for agriculture, pine plantations, pasture and road building. The lowering of the water table has allowed other plants to become established, crowding out the dropwort.

Efforts for recovery of this species are focusing on reintroduction of individuals into suitable habitats within its former range.

Matthews, J.R. (ed.), The Official World Wildlife Fund Guide to Endangered Species, Beacham Publishing Inc, Washington, DC. Vol I, pp. 289-290.

 

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