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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 #1092 alpine meadow-foxtail (Alopecurus magellanicus)
Scientific NameAlopecurus magellanicus
Common Name: alpine meadow-foxtail
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Tundra; Meadow; Heath; Fellfield
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BWBSmw; SWBmk
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 #1127 pendantgrass (Arctophila fulva)
Scientific NameArctophila fulva
Common Name: pendantgrass
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Stream/River; Lake; Meadow; Pond/Open Water; Riparian Herbaceous
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; BWBSdk; CMA; SWBdk
Entry #1132 low sandwort (Arenaria longipedunculata)
Scientific NameArenaria longipedunculata
Common Name: low sandwort
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Talus; Tundra
Biogeoclimatic Zone
ESSFdk; SWBdk
Entry #1138 Alaskan sagebrush (Artemisia alaskana)
Scientific NameArtemisia alaskana
Common Name: Alaskan sagebrush
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Stream/River; Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Tundra
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BWBSdk; SWBun
Entry #1150 tundra milk-vetch (Astragalus umbellatus)
Scientific NameAstragalus umbellatus
Common Name: tundra milk-vetch
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Talus; Meadow
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; BWBSdk; BWBSmw; CMA; SWBdk; SWBmk
Entry #1262 two-coloured sedge (Carex bicolor)
Scientific NameCarex bicolor
Common Name: two-coloured sedge
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Stream/River; Tundra; Meadow; Riparian Herbaceous; Alpine/Subalpine Meadow
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; BWBSdk; BWBSmw; BWBSvk; ESSFmv; ESSFmwp; ESSFwv; IMAun; SWBvk
Entry #1268 short-leaved sedge (Carex fuliginosa)
Scientific NameCarex fuliginosa
Common Name: short-leaved sedge
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; SWB
Entry #1281 rock-dwelling sedge (Carex petricosa var. petricosa)
Scientific NameCarex petricosa var. petricosa
Common Name: rock-dwelling sedge
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
IMA; MS; ESSF; BAFA; SWB;
Entry #1294 northern paintbrush (Castilleja hyperborea)
Scientific NameCastilleja hyperborea
Common Name: northern paintbrush
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Tundra
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; CMA; SWBdk; SWBvk
Entry #1317 American chamaerhodos (Chamaerhodos erecta)
Scientific NameChamaerhodos erecta
Common Name: American chamaerhodos
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
ESSF; MS; IMA; BG; IDF; BWBS; BAFA; SWB
Entry #1364 tuberous springbeauty (Claytonia tuberosa)
Scientific NameClaytonia tuberosa
Common Name: tuberous springbeauty
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Tundra; Alpine/Subalpine Meadow; Fellfield
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; SWBdk; SWBvk
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 #1476 smooth draba (Draba glabella)
Scientific NameDraba glabella
Common Name: smooth draba
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
SWB; BAFA
Entry #1477 milky draba (Draba lactea)
Scientific NameDraba lactea
Common Name: milky draba
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Cliff; Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Talus; Tundra; Meadow; Alpine/Subalpine Meadow
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; BWBS; CMA; ESSFmv; ESSFvcp; ESSFwm; ESSFwmp; ESSFwv; ESSFxv; IMAun; SWBmk; SWBun
Entry #1480 Porsild's draba (Draba porsildii)
Scientific NameDraba porsildii
Common Name: Porsild's draba
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Cliff; Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Talus; Tundra; Glacier/Icefield; Krummholtz; Alpine/Subalpine Meadow; Alpine Grassland; Heath; Fellfield; Nivation; Zoogenic
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; CMA; IMA; SWBmk
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 #1522 northern swamp willowherb (Epilobium davuricum)
Scientific NameEpilobium davuricum
Common Name: northern swamp willowherb
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Bog; Riparian Forest; Riparian Shrub; Stream/River; Meadow; Riparian Herbaceous; Gravel Bar
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; CMA; SWBun
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 #1524 Hornemann's willowherb (Epilobium hornemannii ssp. behringianum)
Scientific NameEpilobium hornemannii ssp. behringianum
Common Name: Hornemann's willowherb
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Bog; Fen; Swamp; Marsh; Riparian Shrub; Stream/River; Tundra; Glacier/Icefield; Meadow; Krummholtz; Sand Dune; Riparian Herbaceous; Alpine/Subalpine Meadow; Alpine Grassland; Heath; Fellfield; Nivation; Zoogenic
Biogeoclimatic Zone
CWHwh; ICHmm; ICHvc; SWBmk; SWBun
Entry #1544 Porsild's daisy (Erigeron porsildii)
Scientific NameErigeron porsildii
Common Name: Porsild's daisy
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BWBS; CMA; SWB
Entry #1547 northern daisy (Erigeron uniflorus var. eriocephalus)
Scientific NameErigeron uniflorus var. eriocephalus
Common Name: northern daisy
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Tundra; Meadow
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; CMA; SWBun
Entry #1575 Edwards wallflower (Eutrema edwardsii)
Scientific NameEutrema edwardsii
Common Name: Edwards wallflower
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Talus; Tundra; Riparian Herbaceous
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; CMA; SWBmk; SWBun
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 #1693 entire-leaved daisy (Hulteniella integrifolia)
Scientific NameHulteniella integrifolia
Common Name: entire-leaved daisy
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Tundra
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; SWBmk
Entry #1733 whitish rush (Juncus triglumis ssp. albescens)
Scientific NameJuncus triglumis ssp. albescens
Common Name: whitish rush
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Fen; Pond/Open Water; Heath
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; BWBSdk; CMA; ESSFdk; IMA; MSdc; SBPSxc; SWBdk; SWBmk
Entry #1791 marsh felwort (Lomatogonium rotatum)
Scientific NameLomatogonium rotatum
Common Name: marsh felwort
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Estuary; Bog; Fen; Marsh; Alkali Ponds/Salt Flats; Stream/River; Lake; Meadow; Riparian Herbaceous; Gravel Bar
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; CMA; SWBdk; SWBmk
Entry #1802 Yukon lupine (Lupinus kuschei)
Scientific NameLupinus kuschei
Common Name: Yukon lupine
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Conifer Forest - Dry; Sand Dune
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; BWBSdk; BWBSvk; CMA; SWBmk
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 #1859 rock sandwort (Minuartia stricta)
Scientific NameMinuartia stricta
Common Name: rock sandwort
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Tundra; Meadow; Heath
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; CMA; SWBdk; SWBmk
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 #1954 Maydell's locoweed (Oxytropis maydelliana)
Scientific NameOxytropis maydelliana
Common Name: Maydell's locoweed
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Cliff; Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Talus; Tundra; Meadow
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; BWBSdk; BWBSmw; BWBSvk; CMA; SWBmk
Entry #1955 one-flower oxytrope (Oxytropis nigrescens var. uniflora)
Scientific NameOxytropis nigrescens var. uniflora
Common Name: one-flower oxytrope
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Meadow; Alpine/Subalpine Meadow; Heath
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFAun; ESSFwcp; SWBmks
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 #2023 arctic bladderpod (Physaria arctica)
Scientific NamePhysaria arctica
Common Name: arctic bladderpod
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Stream/River; Cliff; Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Talus; Gravel Bar
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; BWBSdk; BWBSmw; BWBSvk; CMA; SWBmk
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 #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 #2214 Raup's willow (Salix raupii)
Scientific NameSalix raupii
Common Name: Raup's willow
Provincial Listing Red
Habitat
Bog; Riparian Shrub; Stream/River; Mixed Forest (deciduous/coniferous mix)
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BWBSdk; BWBSmw; SWBmk; SWBun
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 #2287 Taimyr campion (Silene ostenfeldii)
Scientific NameSilene ostenfeldii
Common Name: Taimyr campion
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Lake; Cliff; Rock/Sparsely Vegetated Rock; Talus; Tundra; Glacier/Icefield; Meadow; Conifer Forest - Dry; Krummholtz; Sand Dune; Urban/Suburban; Industrial; Alpine/Subalpine Meadow; Alpine Grassland; Heath; Fellfield; Nivation; Zoogenic
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; BWBSdk; CMA; SWBun
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 #2395 purple-haired groundsel (Tephroseris frigida)
Scientific NameTephroseris frigida
Common Name: purple-haired groundsel
Provincial Listing Blue
Habitat
Bog; Fen; Tundra; Meadow
Biogeoclimatic Zone
BAFA; CMA; SWBdk
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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