golden heather


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North American decumbent evergreen heathlike plant with yellow flowers

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Mountain golden heather had never been known as a target for collectors, and was not offered for sale in any native plant catalogues, but plants began to disappear from the wild.
Many of the plants growing alongside mountain golden heather, including pitch pine (Pinus rigida), Table Mountain pine (Pinus pungens), and sand myrtle (Leiophyllum buxifolium), are known to be fire-adapted species in other parts of their range.
After the plant's listing, the North Carolina Department of Agriculture's Plant Conservation Program began intensive research into the life history of mountain golden heather with funding from the Service under, the ESA's section 6 State Grant-in-Aid Program.
Armed with this information, the Service and the state approached the Forest Service with a proposal to conduct a small, experimental burn in mountain golden heather habitat.
The mountain golden heather has responded and is now making a slow but steady comeback, but it is not "out of the woods" yet.