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Entry #1073 American sweet-flag (Acorus americanus)
Scientific NameAcorus americanus
Common Name: American sweet-flag
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Swamp; Marsh; Riparian Shrub; Lake; Pond/Open Water; Riparian Herbaceous
Biogeoclimatic Zone
ICHdw; ICHxw; IDFmw; SBSdk; SBSmh; SBSwk
Entry #1074 tall bugbane (Actaea elata var. elata)
Scientific NameActaea elata var. elata
Common Name: tall bugbane
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Deciduous/Broadleaf Forest; Conifer Forest - Mesic (average); Mixed Forest (deciduous/coniferous mix)
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CWHdm; CWHms; CWHvm; MHmm
Entry #1087 Olympic onion (Allium crenulatum)
Scientific NameAllium crenulatum
Common Name: Olympic onion
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Cliff; Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Talus
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CDFmm; CWHxm; MHmm
Entry #1109 alpine anemone (Anemone drummondii var. drummondii)
Scientific NameAnemone drummondii var. drummondii
Common Name: alpine anemone
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Tundra; Meadow
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CMA; CWHvh; ESSFxc; IMA; MHmm
Entry #1114 field pussytoes (Antennaria neglecta)
Scientific NameAntennaria neglecta
Common Name: field pussytoes
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
AT, BAFA, BG, BWBS, CWH, ESSF; ICH; IDF; IMA; MH; MS; PP; SBPS; SBS
Entry #1121 mountain hemlock dwarf mistletoe (Arceuthobium tsugense ssp. mertensianae)
Scientific NameArceuthobium tsugense ssp. mertensianae
Common Name: mountain hemlock dwarf mistletoe
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Conifer Forest - Mesic (average)
Biogeoclimatic Zone
MH
Entry #1137 Nevada arnica (Arnica nevadensis)
Scientific NameArnica nevadensis
Common Name: Nevada arnica
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CMAunp; MHmm
Entry #1143 corrupt spleenwort (Asplenium adulterinum)
Scientific NameAsplenium adulterinum
Common Name: corrupt spleenwort
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CMA; CWHvm; CWHwh; MHmm
Entry #946 Vancouver Island beggarticks (Bidens amplissima)
Scientific NameBidens amplissima
Common Name: Vancouver Island beggarticks
SARA Schedule Schedule 1
SARA Status Special Concern
COSEWIC Status Special Concern
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Estuary; Marsh; Beach; Mudflats - Intertidal
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CDFmm; CWHdm; CWHms; CWHxm; CMA; MH
Entry #1266 goosegrass sedge (Carex eleusinoides)
Scientific NameCarex eleusinoides
Common Name: goosegrass sedge
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; ESSF; MH; CWH
Entry #1273 Curved-spike Sedge (Carex incurviformis)
Scientific NameCarex incurviformis
Common Name: Curved-spike Sedge
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CMH; IDF; IMA, ESSF
Entry #1278 curved sedge (Carex maritima)
Scientific NameCarex maritima
Common Name: curved sedge
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BWBS; BAFA; MH; ESSF; IDF; IMA; MS; SBPS
Entry #1286 Sprengel's sedge (Carex sprengelii)
Scientific NameCarex sprengelii
Common Name: Sprengel's sedge
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Riparian Forest; Shrub - Natural; Deciduous/Broadleaf Forest; Conifer Forest - Moist/wet; Mixed Forest (deciduous/coniferous mix)
Biogeoclimatic Zone
IDFxm; SBSmh
Entry #265 cliff paintbrush (Castilleja rupicola)
Scientific NameCastilleja rupicola
Common Name: cliff paintbrush
SARA Schedule Schedule 1
SARA Status Threatened
COSEWIC Status Threatened
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Cliff; Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Talus; Tundra; Krummholtz; Fellfield
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CMA; IMA; MSdm; MH; ESSF
Entry #1311 Fischer's chickweed (Cerastium fischerianum)
Scientific NameCerastium fischerianum
Common Name: Fischer's chickweed
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Stream/River; Lake; Meadow; Riparian Herbaceous
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; CMA; CWHvh; CWHwh; MHwh
Entry #1393 slender gentian (Comastoma tenellum)
Scientific NameComastoma tenellum
Common Name: slender gentian
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
ESSF; MH; IMA; SBS; BAFA; BWBS
Entry #1430 button-bush dodder (Cuscuta cephalanthi)
Scientific NameCuscuta cephalanthi
Common Name: button-bush dodder
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CWH; MH; CDF;
Entry #1471 smooth douglasia (Douglasia laevigata)
Scientific NameDouglasia laevigata
Common Name: smooth douglasia
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Cliff; Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Talus; Tundra; Heath
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; CMA; ESSFmw; IMA; MHmm; MHwh
Entry #1478 Olympic mountains draba (Draba novolympica)
Scientific NameDraba novolympica
Common Name: Olympic mountains draba
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CMA; IMA; ESSF; MH
Entry #272 coastal wood fern (Dryopteris arguta)
Scientific NameDryopteris arguta
Common Name: coastal wood fern
SARA Schedule Schedule 1
SARA Status Special Concern
COSEWIC Status Special Concern
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Stream/River; Cliff; Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Grassland; Deciduous/Broadleaf Forest; Conifer Forest - Dry; Mixed Forest (deciduous/coniferous mix); Garry Oak Woodland; Garry Oak Coastal Bluffs
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CDFmm; CMA; CWH; MH
Entry #1498 elmera (Elmera racemosa)
Scientific NameElmera racemosa
Common Name: elmera
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CMA; CWH; MH
Entry #1503 Scribner's wildrye (Elymus scribneri)
Scientific NameElymus scribneri
Common Name: Scribner's wildrye
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; BG; BWBS; ESSF; ICH; IDF; MH; MS; PP; SBPS; SBS; SWB
Entry #1526 Oregon willowherb (Epilobium oregonense)
Scientific NameEpilobium oregonense
Common Name: Oregon willowherb
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Bog; Fen; Swamp; Marsh; Riparian Forest; Riparian Shrub; Meadow
Biogeoclimatic Zone
ESSFxc; ICHmw; IDFxh; MHmm
Entry #1554 sand-dwelling wallflower (Erysimum arenicola)
Scientific NameErysimum arenicola
Common Name: sand-dwelling wallflower
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CMA; ESSF; MH
Entry #1564 white glacier lily (Erythronium montanum)
Scientific NameErythronium montanum
Common Name: white glacier lily
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Avalanche Track; Alpine/Subalpine Meadow
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CMA; CWHds; CWHvh; CWHvm; MHmm
Entry #1565 Olympic mountain aster (Eucephalus paucicapitatus)
Scientific NameEucephalus paucicapitatus
Common Name: Olympic mountain aster
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Talus; Conifer Forest - Mesic (average); Krummholtz; Alpine/Subalpine Meadow
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CMA; CWHvh; CWHvm; MHmm
Entry #1582 pseudoviviparous fescue (Festuca pseudovivipara)
Scientific NameFestuca pseudovivipara
Common Name: pseudoviviparous fescue
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CWH; MH; CMA
Entry #1637 Queen Charlotte avens (Geum schofieldii)
Scientific NameGeum schofieldii
Common Name: Queen Charlotte avens
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Cliff; Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Talus
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CMA; CWHvh; MHwh; MHwhp
Entry #1640 common bluecup (Githopsis specularioides)
Scientific NameGithopsis specularioides
Common Name: common bluecup
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Vernal Pools/Seasonal Seeps; Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Grassland; Garry Oak Maritime Meadow
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CDFmm; CWHmm; CWHxm; MHmm
Entry #1645 western mannagrass (Glyceria x occidentalis)
Scientific NameGlyceria x occidentalis
Common Name: western mannagrass
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CWH; CMA; MH; IDF, SBPS
Entry #1667 western hedysarum (Hedysarum occidentale)
Scientific NameHedysarum occidentale
Common Name: western hedysarum
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Conifer Forest - Mesic (average); Krummholtz; Alpine/Subalpine Meadow; Heath
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; CMA; IMA; MHmm
Entry #1720 Flett's quillwort (Isoetes flettii)
Scientific NameIsoetes flettii
Common Name: Flett's quillwort
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
MS; ESSF; ICH; PP; SBS; BAFA; CWH; MH; CMA
Entry #1770 Columbia lewisia (Lewisia columbiana var. columbiana)
Scientific NameLewisia columbiana var. columbiana
Common Name: Columbia lewisia
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Cliff; Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock
Biogeoclimatic Zone
IDFdk; MHmm
Entry #1789 Martindale's desert-parsley (Lomatium martindalei var. angustatum)
Scientific NameLomatium martindalei var. angustatum
Common Name: Martindale's desert-parsley
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
MH; CWH; CMA
Entry #899 streambank lupine (Lupinus rivularis)
Scientific NameLupinus rivularis
Common Name: streambank lupine
SARA Schedule Schedule 1
SARA Status Endangered
COSEWIC Status Endangered
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Stream/River; Meadow; Urban/Suburban; Mudflats - Intertidal; Garry Oak Woodland
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CDFmm; CWHdm; CWHxm; CMA; MH; ESSF; MS; IDF
Entry #1806 prairie woodrush (Luzula macrantha)
Scientific NameLuzula macrantha
Common Name: prairie woodrush
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CWH; CDF; MH
Entry #1847 dotted saxifrage (Micranthes nelsoniana var. carlottae)
Scientific NameMicranthes nelsoniana var. carlottae
Common Name: dotted saxifrage
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Stream/River; Cliff; Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Talus; Meadow; Heath
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; BWBSdk; CMA; CWHds; CWHvh; CWHwh; IMA; MHwh; SWBdk; SWBmk; SWBun
Entry #1848 dotted saxifrage (Micranthes nelsoniana var. pacifica)
Scientific NameMicranthes nelsoniana var. pacifica
Common Name: dotted saxifrage
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CWH; CMA; MH;
Entry #1860 leafy mitrewort (Mitellastra caulescens)
Scientific NameMitellastra caulescens
Common Name: leafy mitrewort
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Riparian Forest; Cliff; Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Talus; Conifer Forest - Mesic (average); Conifer Forest - Moist/wet; Mixed Forest (deciduous/coniferous mix)
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CMA; CWHds; CWHms; CWHxm; MHmm
Entry #1939 mountain owl-clover (Orthocarpus imbricatus)
Scientific NameOrthocarpus imbricatus
Common Name: mountain owl-clover
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Cliff; Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Talus; Meadow; Grassland
Biogeoclimatic Zone
MHmm
Entry #1952 Davis' locoweed (Oxytropis campestris var. davisii)
Scientific NameOxytropis campestris var. davisii
Common Name: Davis' locoweed
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Tundra; Conifer Forest - Moist/wet; Gravel Bar
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; BWBSdk; BWBSmw; CMA; IMA; SBSmh; SWBmk
Entry #1984 whorled lousewort (Pedicularis verticillata)
Scientific NamePedicularis verticillata
Common Name: whorled lousewort
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Cliff; Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Talus; Tundra; Meadow; Heath
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; BWBSdk; CMA; CWHvh; CWHwh; MHwh
Entry #549 Lemmon's holly fern (Polystichum lemmonii)
Scientific NamePolystichum lemmonii
Common Name: Lemmon's holly fern
SARA Schedule Schedule 1
SARA Status Threatened
COSEWIC Status Threatened
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock
Biogeoclimatic Zone
ESSFdc; MS; MH; CMA
Entry #2130 sheep cinquefoil (Potentilla ovina var. decurrens)
Scientific NamePotentilla ovina var. decurrens
Common Name: sheep cinquefoil
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
ESSF; MH; ICH; MS; IDF
Entry #2168 tooth-leaved wintergreen (Pyrola dentata)
Scientific NamePyrola dentata
Common Name: tooth-leaved wintergreen
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CWH; CDF; IDF; MS; ESSF; IDF; MH; SBS
Entry #2169 shinleaf wintergreen (Pyrola elliptica)
Scientific NamePyrola elliptica
Common Name: shinleaf wintergreen
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Conifer Forest - Mesic (average); Conifer Forest - Dry; Conifer Forest - Moist/wet; Mixed Forest (deciduous/coniferous mix)
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BWBSmw; CWHvm; ESSFmw; ICHmw; IDFww; IDFxm; MHmm; MSxk; SBSdw; SBSmh
Entry #2205 dwarf bramble (Rubus lasiococcus)
Scientific NameRubus lasiococcus
Common Name: dwarf bramble
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Conifer Forest - Mesic (average); Conifer Forest - Moist/wet
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CDFmm; CWHds; CWHmm; CWHxm; ESSFmw; MHmm
Entry #2206 snow bramble (Rubus nivalis)
Scientific NameRubus nivalis
Common Name: snow bramble
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Conifer Forest - Mesic (average); Conifer Forest - Moist/wet
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CDFmm; CWHdm; CWHmm; CWHvh; CWHvm; CWHxm; ICHmw; MHmm
Entry #2209 California-tea (Rupertia physodes)
Scientific NameRupertia physodes
Common Name: California-tea
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Deciduous/Broadleaf Forest; Garry Oak Woodland
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CDFmm; CWHmm; CWHxm; MHmm
Entry #2220 Menzies' burnet (Sanguisorba menziesii)
Scientific NameSanguisorba menziesii
Common Name: Menzies' burnet
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Bog; Fen; Swamp; Marsh; Meadow
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CWHvh; CWHvm; CWHwh; CWHxm; MHmm
Entry #2290 Idaho blue-eyed grass (Sisyrinchium idahoense var. occidentale)
Scientific NameSisyrinchium idahoense var. occidentale
Common Name: Idaho blue-eyed grass
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CWH; MH; CMA; IMA; ESSF; PP; IDF; BG; ICH; SBS; MS
Entry #2441 large variegated clover (Trifolium variegatum var. major)
Scientific NameTrifolium variegatum var. major
Common Name: large variegated clover
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CWH; MH; CDF; IDF; ICH
Entry #2487 Queen Charlotte twinflower violet (Viola biflora ssp. carlottae)
Scientific NameViola biflora ssp. carlottae
Common Name: Queen Charlotte twinflower violet
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Bog; Cliff; Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Talus; Tundra; Glacier/Icefield; Meadow; Krummholtz; Alpine/Subalpine Meadow; Alpine Grassland; Heath; Fellfield; Nivation; Zoogenic
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; CMA; CWHvh; CWHwh; IMA; MHwh
Entry #2488 Howell's violet (Viola howellii)
Scientific NameViola howellii
Common Name: Howell's violet
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Meadow; Conifer Forest - Moist/wet; Garry Oak Woodland
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CDFmm; CWHmm; CWHxm; MHmm
Entry #2492 woolly blue violet (Viola sororia)
Scientific NameViola sororia
Common Name: woolly blue violet
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CWH; MH; IDF; ICH; BG
Entry #2493 desert fescue (Vulpia microstachys var. microstachys)
Scientific NameVulpia microstachys var. microstachys
Common Name: desert fescue
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CWH; MH; CDF; IDF; PP; BG; ICH

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