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Entry #1064 Nelson's needlegrass (Achnatherum nelsonii ssp. nelsonii)
Scientific NameAchnatherum nelsonii ssp. nelsonii
Common Name: Nelson's needlegrass
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CWH; CDF; BG; ESSF; ICH; IDF, MS, PP; SWB; SBPS; SBS; BWBS
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 #1108 Canada anemone (Anemone canadensis)
Scientific NameAnemone canadensis
Common Name: Canada anemone
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Swamp; Riparian Shrub; Meadow; Beach; Riparian Herbaceous
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BWBSmw; ICHdw; ICHmc; IDFdm; MSdk; SBSdh
Entry #1110 narcissus-flowered anemone (Anemone narcissiflora var. villosissima)
Scientific NameAnemone narcissiflora var. villosissima
Common Name: narcissus-flowered anemone
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; BWBS; ESSF; SBS; SWB
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 #1171 stretching suncress (Boechera sparsiflora)
Scientific NameBoechera sparsiflora
Common Name: stretching suncress
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Sagebrush Steppe
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BGxh; BGxw; BWBSmw; IDFdk; IDFxh; MSxk; SBSdw
Entry #1261 Back's sedge (Carex backii)
Scientific NameCarex backii
Common Name: Back's sedge
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Riparian Forest; Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Grassland; Mixed Forest (deciduous/coniferous mix)
Biogeoclimatic Zone
SBSdk
Entry #1265 northern sedge (Carex deflexa var. boottii)
Scientific NameCarex deflexa var. boottii
Common Name: northern sedge
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
ESSF, ICH, IDF, PP, BAFA, BWBS, SBS, BG
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 #1318 dark lamb's-quarters (Chenopodium atrovirens)
Scientific NameChenopodium atrovirens
Common Name: dark lamb's-quarters
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Pasture/Old Field; Cultivated Field; Meadow; Grassland
Biogeoclimatic Zone
ICHdw; ICHmk; IDFdm; IDFxh; IDFxw; MSxk; SBSdw
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 #1474 Austrian draba (Draba fladnizensis)
Scientific NameDraba fladnizensis
Common Name: Austrian draba
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Cliff; Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Talus; Meadow
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; CMA; IMA; SBSmk; SWBun
Entry #1475 Frankton's draba (Draba franktonii)
Scientific NameDraba franktonii
Common Name: Frankton's draba
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; CMA; IMA; SBSmk; SWBun
Entry #1481 coast mountain draba (Draba ruaxes)
Scientific NameDraba ruaxes
Common Name: coast mountain draba
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Cliff; Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Talus; Tundra; Glacier/Icefield; Meadow; Krummholtz; Alpine/Subalpine Meadow; Alpine Grassland; Heath; Fellfield; Nivation; Zoogenic
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; CMA; IMA; SBSdk
Entry #1486 slender-leaf sundew (Drosera linearis)
Scientific NameDrosera linearis
Common Name: slender-leaf sundew
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Fen
Biogeoclimatic Zone
SBSdh
Entry #1499 Montana wildrye (Elymus albicans)
Scientific NameElymus albicans
Common Name: Montana wildrye
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BWBS; ESSF; ICH; PP; BG; MS; IDF; SBPS; SBS
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 #1523 Hall's willowherb (Epilobium halleanum)
Scientific NameEpilobium halleanum
Common Name: Hall's willowherb
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Vernal Pools/Seasonal Seeps; Stream/River; Meadow; Conifer Forest - Moist/wet; Alpine/Subalpine Meadow
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BGxh; BGxw; CDFmm; ESSFdcp; ICHdw; ICHwk; SBSwk; SWBun
Entry #1583 Arctic red fescue (Festuca rubra ssp. arctica)
Scientific NameFestuca rubra ssp. arctica
Common Name: Arctic red fescue
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CWH; BWBS; BAFA; CDF; ESSF; ICH; IDF; MS; PP; SBS
Entry #1636 Ross' avens (Geum rossii)
Scientific NameGeum rossii
Common Name: Ross' avens
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BWBS; SBS; ESSF; BAFA; SWB
Entry #1644 slender mannagrass (Glyceria pulchella)
Scientific NameGlyceria pulchella
Common Name: slender mannagrass
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Marsh; Riparian Shrub; Stream/River; Lake; Meadow; Pond/Open Water; Riparian Herbaceous
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BWBSmw; SBSdk; SWBun
Entry #1668 Nuttall's sunflower (Helianthus nuttallii ssp. rydbergii)
Scientific NameHelianthus nuttallii ssp. rydbergii
Common Name: Nuttall's sunflower
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Marsh; Meadow; Grassland; Urban/Suburban
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BWBSmw; IDFdm; IDFun; PPdh; SBSwk
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 #1725 truncated quillwort (Isoetes x truncata)
Scientific NameIsoetes x truncata
Common Name: truncated quillwort
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
SBSdw
Entry #1804 bigleaf lupine (Lupinus polyphyllus var. pallidipes)
Scientific NameLupinus polyphyllus var. pallidipes
Common Name: bigleaf lupine
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
IMA; BG; PP; ESSF; IDF; MS; SBS; ICH
Entry #1814 white adder's-mouth orchid (Malaxis brachypoda)
Scientific NameMalaxis brachypoda
Common Name: white adder's-mouth orchid
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Fen; Riparian Forest; Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Conifer Forest - Moist/wet; Mudflats - Intertidal
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BWBSdk; BWBSmw; CDFmm; CWHdm; CWHvm; CWHwh; CWHws; CWHxm; SBSvk
Entry #1816 bog adder's-mouth orchid (Malaxis paludosa)
Scientific NameMalaxis paludosa
Common Name: bog adder's-mouth orchid
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Bog; Swamp; Conifer Forest - Moist/wet
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CWHvh; CWHvm; CWHwh; SBSdw; SBSwk
Entry #1909 small white waterlily (Nymphaea leibergii)
Scientific NameNymphaea leibergii
Common Name: small white waterlily
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Fen; Lake; Pond/Open Water
Biogeoclimatic Zone
SBSmk
Entry #1910 pygmy waterlily (Nymphaea tetragona)
Scientific NameNymphaea tetragona
Common Name: pygmy waterlily
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Lake; Pond/Open Water
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CWHvh; SBSmk; SBSwk
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 #1953 Jordal's locoweed (Oxytropis campestris var. jordalii)
Scientific NameOxytropis campestris var. jordalii
Common Name: Jordal's locoweed
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Cliff; Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Talus; Tundra
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; BWBSdk; BWBSvk; CMA; SBSmk
Entry #1956 Scamman's locoweed (Oxytropis scammaniana)
Scientific NameOxytropis scammaniana
Common Name: Scamman's locoweed
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Tundra; Glacier/Icefield; Krummholtz; Alpine/Subalpine Meadow; Alpine Grassland; Heath; Fellfield; Nivation; Zoogenic
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BWBSmw; SBSun; SWBdk
Entry #1966 arctic poppy (Papaver radicatum ssp. kluanensis)
Scientific NamePapaver radicatum ssp. kluanensis
Common Name: arctic poppy
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; BWBS; SWB; SBS; ESSF; SBPS; MS; CWH; IDF
Entry #1982 muskeg lousewort (Pedicularis macrodonta)
Scientific NamePedicularis macrodonta
Common Name: muskeg lousewort
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BWBS; ESSF; BAFA; SWB; SBS
Entry #1983 small-flowered lousewort (Pedicularis parviflora)
Scientific NamePedicularis parviflora
Common Name: small-flowered lousewort
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
SBS; BAFA; BWBS; ESSF; ICH; MS; SBPS; SWB; IMA;
Entry #2050 sleeping popcornflower (Plagiobothrys cognatus)
Scientific NamePlagiobothrys cognatus
Common Name: sleeping popcornflower
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
SBSdk
Entry #2094 elegant Jacob's-ladder (Polemonium elegans)
Scientific NamePolemonium elegans
Common Name: elegant Jacob's-ladder
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Cliff; Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Talus
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; CMA; CWHxm; ESSFdkp; ESSFdv; ESSFmv; ESSFxc; ESSFxcp; IDFdw; IDFww; IMA; MSxk; SBSdw
Entry #2110 Siberian polypody (Polypodium sibiricum)
Scientific NamePolypodium sibiricum
Common Name: Siberian polypody
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BWBSmw; SBSmk
Entry #2112 Kruckeberg's holly fern (Polystichum kruckebergii)
Scientific NamePolystichum kruckebergii
Common Name: Kruckeberg's holly fern
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Cliff; Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Talus
Biogeoclimatic Zone
ESSFdv; ESSFmw; ESSFwk; IDFdc; IDFdk; IDFxc; IMAun; MSdc; MSmw; MSxk; PPxh; SBSwk
Entry #2123 two-flowered cinquefoil (Potentilla biflora)
Scientific NamePotentilla biflora
Common Name: two-flowered cinquefoil
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Meadow
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; CMA; SBSmk
Entry #2133 high arctic cinquefoil (Potentilla subvahliana)
Scientific NamePotentilla subvahliana
Common Name: high arctic cinquefoil
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
ESSF; SBS; MS; IMS; ICH; IDF; BAFA; SWB; BWBS
Entry #2137 wedge-leaf primrose (Primula cuneifolia ssp. saxifragifolia)
Scientific NamePrimula cuneifolia ssp. saxifragifolia
Common Name: wedge-leaf primrose
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Meadow
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; BWBSdk; CMA; ESSFwv; SBSdk; SWBvk
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 #2188 prairie coneflower (Ratibida columnifera)
Scientific NameRatibida columnifera
Common Name: prairie coneflower
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
IDF; ICH; SBS; ESSF; PP; MS; CWH
Entry #2195 northern gooseberry (Ribes cognatum)
Scientific NameRibes cognatum
Common Name: northern gooseberry
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Riparian Forest; Riparian Shrub; Talus; Conifer Forest - Dry
Biogeoclimatic Zone
IDFdm; PPdh; SBSdk
Entry #2199 hoary yellowcress (Rorippa barbareifolia)
Scientific NameRorippa barbareifolia
Common Name: hoary yellowcress
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BWBS; SBS
Entry #2202 Arkansas rose (Rosa arkansana)
Scientific NameRosa arkansana
Common Name: Arkansas rose
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BWBS; ESSF; BAFA; SBS; MS; SBPS: IDF;
Entry #2207 arctic dock (Rumex arcticus)
Scientific NameRumex arcticus
Common Name: arctic dock
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Marsh; Stream/River; Tundra; Meadow
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; BWBSdk; CMA; ESSFmv; SBSmk; SWBun
Entry #2210 snow pearlwort (Sagina nivalis)
Scientific NameSagina nivalis
Common Name: snow pearlwort
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Tundra; Beach
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; CMA; SBSmc
Entry #2213 meadow willow (Salix petiolaris)
Scientific NameSalix petiolaris
Common Name: meadow willow
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Bog; Meadow; Deciduous/Broadleaf Forest; Beach; Riparian Herbaceous
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BWBSdk; BWBSmw; SBSdh
Entry #2278 Mount Sheldon butterweed (Senecio sheldonensis)
Scientific NameSenecio sheldonensis
Common Name: Mount Sheldon butterweed
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Meadow; Conifer Forest - Moist/wet
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; BWBSdk; CMA; IMA; SBSun; SWBdk; SWBmk; SWBun
Entry #2285 Drummond's campion (Silene drummondii var. drummondii)
Scientific NameSilene drummondii var. drummondii
Common Name: Drummond's campion
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Meadow; Shrub - Natural; Sagebrush Steppe; Conifer Forest - Dry
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BGxh; BGxw; BWBSmw; ICHmc; IDFdk; IDFxm; MSdk; MSxv; SBPSmk; SBSdk
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 #2374 sheathing pondweed (Stuckenia vaginata)
Scientific NameStuckenia vaginata
Common Name: sheathing pondweed
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Stream/River; Lake; Pond/Open Water
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BGxw; BWBSdk; BWBSmw; IDFdk; IDFdm; IDFun; IDFxh; IDFxm; MSdk; SBSdw; SWBun
Entry #2381 long-leaved aster (Symphyotrichum ascendens)
Scientific NameSymphyotrichum ascendens
Common Name: long-leaved aster
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Meadow; Grassland; Sagebrush Steppe
Biogeoclimatic Zone
ICHdw; IDFdm; SBSmc
Entry #2390 short-flowered evening-primrose (Taraxia breviflora)
Scientific NameTaraxia breviflora
Common Name: short-flowered evening-primrose
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Vernal Pools/Seasonal Seeps; Grassland; Sagebrush Steppe
Biogeoclimatic Zone
IDFdk; MSxk; SBSmk
Entry #2418 Fernald's false manna (Torreyochloa pallida)
Scientific NameTorreyochloa pallida
Common Name: Fernald's false manna
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Fen; Marsh; Meadow; Pond/Open Water; Riparian Herbaceous
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CWHxm; ICHdw; ICHwk; SBSdk
Entry #2500 alpine cliff fern (Woodsia alpina)
Scientific NameWoodsia alpina
Common Name: alpine cliff fern
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Cliff; Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock
Biogeoclimatic Zone
SBSdw; SWBmk

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