Vol. 25 Iss. 11 - February 02, 2009

Chapter 320
Final Regulation

Title of Regulation: 2VAC5-320. Regulations for the Enforcement of the Endangered Plant and Insect Species Act (amending 2VAC5-320-10).

Statutory Authority: §§ 3.2-1002 and 3.2-1005 of the Code of Virginia.

Effective Date: March 4, 2009.

Agency Contact: Frank Fulgham, Program Manager, Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23218, telephone (804) 786-3515, FAX (804) 371-7793, TTY (800) 828-1120, or email


The amendments update citations to reflect the recodification of Title 3.1 to Title 3.2 of the Code of Virginia, which became effective October 1, 2008.

2VAC5-320-10. Listing of endangered and threatened plant and insect species.

A. The Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services hereby adopts the following regulation in order to protect designated plant and insect species that exist in this Commonwealth. All designated species are subject to all sections of the Virginia Endangered Plant and Insect Species Act (§§ 3.1-1020 3.2-1000 through 3.1-1030 3.2-1011 of the Code of Virginia).

B. The following plant and insect species are hereby declared an endangered species:

1. Cardamine micranthera, small-anthered bittercress.

2. Carex juniperorum, juniper sedge.

3. Corallorhiza bentley, Bentley's coralroot.

4. Fimbristylis perpusilla, Harper's fimbristylis.

5. Helenium virginicum, Virginia sneezeweed.

6. Helonias bullata, swamp-pink.

7. Ilex collina, long-stalked holly.

8. Iliamna corei, Peter's mountain mallow.

9. Isotria medeoloides, small whorled pogonia.

10. Neonympha mitchellii, Mitchell's satyr butterfly.

11. Nestronia umbellula, nestronia.

12. Ptilimnium nodosum, harperella.

13. Puto kosztarabi, Buffalo Mountain mealybug.

14. Pseudanophthalmus holsingeri, Holsinger's cave beetle.

15. Scirpus ancistrochaetus, Northeastern bulrush.

16. Sigara depressa, Virginia Piedmont water boatman.

17. Spiraea virginiana, Virginia spiraea.

18. Trifolium calcaricum, running glade clover.

C. The following plant and insect species are hereby declared a threatened species:

1. Aeschynomene virginica, sensitive-joint vetch.

2. Amaranthus pumilus, seabeach amaranth.

3. Arabis serotina, shale barren rock cress.

4. Cicindela dorsalis dorsalis, Northeastern beach tiger beetle.

5. Echinacea laevigata, smooth coneflower.

6. Juncus caesariensis, New Jersey rush.

7. Lycopodiella margueritiae, Northern prostrate clubmoss.

8. Nuphar sagittifolia, narrow-leaved spatterdock.

9. Platanthera leucophaea, Eastern prairie fringed orchid.

10. Pyrgus wyandot, Appalachian grizzled skipper.

11. Rhus michauxii, Michaux's sumac.

12. Scirpus flaccidifolius, reclining bulrush.

VA.R. Doc. No. R09-1702; Filed January 13, 2009, 11:22 a.m.