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The rare vascular plants of Nova Scotia

Robert V. Maher

The rare vascular plants of Nova Scotia

by Robert V. Maher

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Published by National Museum of Natural Sciences in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany,
  • Rare plants

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert V. Maher ...[et al. ].
    SeriesSyllogeus -- no.18, Syllogeus -- no.18.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK86.C2 R37, QK203.N68 R37
    The Physical Object
    Pagination37, 38 p. ;
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26550910M
    LC Control Number79030052

    Maher et al. () produced a list of rare species for Nova Scotia but that used here is somewhat longer (25 species; Table 3) and was produced after reference to The Flora of Nova Scotia (Roland & Smith, ), plant ecologists in the province and the staffofthe Nova Scotia by: Nova Scotia DNR (Department of Natural Resources). Nova Scotia General Status Ranks (plants). (Accessed: January, ). Nova Scotia Government. Endangered Species Act. (accessed Janu ). Porter, D.M. Rare and endangered vascular plant species in .

    In the book Temperate and Boreal Rainforests of the World (Chapter 4, Island Press), Clayden and others describe parts of Nova Scotia as hemiboreal rainforest. Indeed, many areas of Nova Scotia receive in excess of mm of rain annually. This is about the same amount of rain as Sandspit on the east coast of Haida Gwaii. This is a listing of the non-vascular plants of Canada, and includes the mosses, liverworts and hornworts. Secure Apparently secure Vulnerable Imperiled Critically imperiled Not assessed Historical Extirpated Introduced IDD - incomplete distribution data Anthocerotophyta (hornworts).

      Similar problems exist in other provinces. In Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, many plants characteristic of the Atlantic coast and the eastern forests are threatened by cottage developments, agriculture, forestry and dam include Furbish's lousewort (Pedicularis furbishiae) and thread-leaved sundew (Drosera filiformis), both endangered, as well as goldencrest . Status and distribution of species and ecological communities in Atlantic Canada. Personal specialization in vascular plants.


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The rare vascular plants of Nova Scotia by Robert V. Maher Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rare vascular plants of Nova Scotia. Ottawa: National Museums of Canada, (OCoLC) Material Type. The rare vascular plants of Nova Scotia.

Complete Title: The rare vascular plants of Nova ScotiaCited by: 9. "This book is a marvelous addition to the literature on rare vascular plants of Alberta and certainly the most comprehensive. It is itself rare through its inclusion of descriptions, illustrations, photographs, and distribution maps with species lists of rare vascular plants.

The North American maps are shaded to show the regions 5/5(1). Proceedings of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science () Vol Part 1, pp. A CHECKLIST OF VASCULAR PLANTS FROM SCATARIE ISLAND, NOVA SCOTIA JONATHAN FERRIER1*, A. ANDREW M. MACDONALD 2 AND BARRY R.

TAYLOR1 1Department of Biology St. Francis Xavier University Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2W5 2Department of Biology Cape Breton University.

Text in English and French in parallel columns "This atlas is the second phase of a continuing study of Ontario rare plants that began with the publication of The rare vascular plants of Ontario (Argus & White )."--IntroductionPages: Escarpment talus slopes and cliffs, alvars, prairies, Great Lakes shorelines, bogs and fens are all examples of rare plant communities that occur in the Regional Municipality of Niagara.

In two volumes, this is the last book-style flora for Nova Scotia. The Flora of Nova Scotia, 2nd Ed. A.E. Roland & E.C. Smith, E.C. The Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax, Nova Scotia. This flora is a compilation of two issues of the Proceedings of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science: Roland, A.E.

& Smith, E.C. The Flora of Nova. A recent study lists species of plants considered "rare" in Nova Scotia. Since the province has some 2, plant species, 10% of them can be considered rare.

At present there are estimated to be 15 "threatened" species - species whose know distributions in Nova Scotia appear to be decreasing. Forest Vegetation types. Using this Guide. Choose by Forest Group. Below is a list of common and scientific names for vascular plants mentioned in the guide.

Common names in red are linked to images found in the guide. Clicking on the link will take you to the associated fact sheet. Province of Nova Scotia. Updated:   On Thursday, Ap as part of the Ecology Action Center's "Native Plant Talk" Series, Savayda Jarone talked about medicinal uses for plants that are native to Nova Scotia.

The following information is provided to you via notes from her lecture. Plants have been used as medicine for centuries. As you may expect, several plants.

Nova Scotia Plants The Nova Scotia Plants book, launched in October, can now be downloaded for free. The book, by Marian C. Munro, Ruth E. Newell and Nicholas M. Hill, provides a comprehensive catalogue of the province's flora. A list of native and naturalized vascular plant species in Nova Scotia was generated from Wild Species The General Status of Species in Canada using the General Status Search Wild Species General Status Summaries:Vascular Plants for details about the.

Mark record. This book describes about species of rare vascular plants found in the province of Alberta. Species descriptions are divided into four main sections based on growth form (woody plants, broad-leaved herbs, grasslike plants, and ferns and fern allies).

"This book is a marvelous addition to the literature on rare vascular plants of Alberta and certainly the most comprehensive. It is itself rare through its inclusion of descriptions, illustrations, photographs, and distribution maps with species lists of rare vascular plants.

Reviewed in Canada on Septem The book was written by the best people in the field, and is unquestionably a definitive source for the subject of rare plants in Alberta.

The references provided at the back of the book are the best sources with which to pursue the subject farther/5(3). The website above is a neat web site where knowledgeable groups of botanists, zoologists, and other scientists in Nova Scotia have ranked the rarity of vascular plants, birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, and several invertebrate groups.

"This atlas is the second phase of a continuing study of Ontario rare plants that began with the publication of The rare vascular plants of Ontario (Argus & White )."--Introduction.}, publisher = {Ottawa:Botany Division, National Museum of Natural Sciences = Division de la botanique, Musée national des sciences naturelles,}.

The Flora of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS. K likes. Nova Scotia plays host to more than species of vascular plants. Some are rare, some are introduced more are native.

Collectively all the plants Followers: K. Thread-leaved sundew is a small, rare carnivorous wildflower that only grows in bogs. It produces up to 15 purplish flowers with yellow centers on the elongate, leafless flowering stalk that often forms a broad crook at its tip.

It is an herbaceous perennial that grows long, erect, thread-like leaves each summer from a whitish tuber. Numerous reddish-purple, sticky, hair-like glands cover the. Nova Scotia plays host to more than species of vascular plants.

Some are rare, some are introduced more are native. Collectively all the plants of a region are its flora. Book Review - Vascular Plants of the Bruce Peninsula by Joe Johnson. Febru The Vascular Plants of the Bruce Peninsula is the remarkable life’s work of Joe Johnson, professional biologist and nature lover.

While Joe Johnson was raised and educated as a biologist in Nova Scotia, he spent the majority of his working life in Wiarton.The revised list of rare vascular plants of the Island of Newfoundland includes taxa.

The list includes the common name, former S-rank (Bouchard et al. ), revised or new S-rank, N- rank, G-rank, status, and rationale for S-rank and status assigned.Resources for Identifying the Plants of Nova Scotia By David P. List of guides, floras etc for lichens, mosses, vascular plants.

Trees of the Acadian Forest Identification CD document (pdf). pages, Nova Scotia Dept of Natural Resources. Well illustrated, binary keys.

Includes info on life expectancy, wildlife values, shade tolerance etc.