New York Natural Heritage Program
Flowering Pixiemoss
Pyxidanthera barbulata Michx.

Threats [-]
Plants can be lost to succession and they may also be collected. One population was bulldozed and it was thought that it had been destroyed but it actually recovered and thrived because of the disturbance.

Conservation Strategies and Management Practices [-]
One population needs more disturbance to remove shrubs that are encroaching upon and shading out the plants.

Research Needs [-]
Research is needed to determine the best disturbance regime to maximize plant numbers.