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Worcester County Wildland Candidate Areas

Worcester County Proposed Wildland Areas Map Pocomoke-Whiton's CrossingHickory Point Cypress SwampPocomoke Poorhouse Branch Hickory Point Cypress Swamp Pocomoke-Mattaponi-Bachelors Branch Pocomoke Poorhouse Branch Pocomoke-Whiton's Crossing

 

County

Land Unit

WHS Name

Wildland Name

Acres

Proposed Status

Description

Worcester

Pocomoke River WMA

Pocomoke -
Mattaponi - Bachelors Branch

Pocomoke River
Wildland

472

Expansion

part of an extensive bald cypress swamp associated with the Pocomoke River; habitat for 4 rare plants species; part of a much larger FIDS habitat

Worcester

Pocomoke River SF

Pocomoke -
Poorhouse Branch

Pocomoke River
Wildland

96

Expansion

part of an extensive bald cypress swamp associated with the Pocomoke River; habitat for 3 rare plants, including the Seaside adler, the Long's bittercress & Catch-fly grass

Worcester

Pocomoke River SF

Pocomoke -
Whiton's Crossing

Pocomoke River
Wildland

1,125

Expansion

part of an extensive bald cypress forest associated with the Pocomoke River; habitat for the rare Catch-fly grass; part of a large continguous forest considered FIDS habitat

Worcester

Hickory Point HCF

Hickory Point
Cypress Swamp

Cypress Swamp
Wildland

315

Expansion

part of an extensive bald cypress forest associated with the Pocomoke River; habitat for a number of rare plants, including the largest population of red bay