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42 results found for: "Rare plants--Alberta"

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May 1, 2016

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The hare-footed locoweed is a tufted, low-growing perennial herbaceous plant growing from a stout taproot crowned by leaves with silvery hairs. It has attractive pink, pea-like flowers. It has been a designated Species of Special Concern in Alberta because it has a small distribution and there is...


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April 1, 2015

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Presents background information on the western spiderwort, including its risk category and where it can be found in Alberta. Lists the recovery plan in effect and the recovery goal for the western spiderwort, strategies being used to reach the recovery goal, a short summary of progress on recent...


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September 1, 2014

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Limber pine, a slow-growing, long-lived species of pine which grows in the Montane and lower Supalpine natural subregions of western Alberta, is listed as Endangered in Alberta. The goal of this recovery plan is to conserve existing populations and habitat while restoring populations across the...


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June 4, 2014

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Natural ecological communities are defined as recurring assemblages of plant species; the species occurring together because they respond similarly to a variety of site attributes (Grossman et al 1994). The species that make up the assemblage often show an affinity or association with each other...


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May 1, 2014

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Presents background information on the Porsild's bryum, including its risk category and where it can be found in Alberta. Lists the recovery plan in effect and the recovery goal for the Porsild's bryum, strategies being used to reach the recovery goal, a short summary of progress on recent and...


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February 1, 2014

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Presents background information on the small-flowered sand-verbena, including its risk category and where it can be found in Alberta. Lists the recovery plan in effect and the recovery goal for the small-flowered sand-verbena, strategies being used to reach the recovery goal, a short summary of...


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February 1, 2014

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Presents background information on the tiny cryptantha, including its risk category and where it can be found in Alberta. Lists the recovery plan in effect and the recovery goal for the tiny cryptantha, strategies being used to reach the recovery goal, a short summary of progress on recent and...


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August 1, 2013

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Porsild's bryum is a small moss that is naturally rare and widely scattered throughout the northern hemisphere. In Canada, there are a total of 17 known populations with six of these occurring in Alberta. The Alberta Porsild's Bryum Recovery Plan identifies actions required to maintain or restore...


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July 1, 2013

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This report provides a summary of the APA Program from 2009 to 2011. APA has successfully acquired funds and in-kind contributions to support the three field seasons of work from 2009 to 2011. During the three years, in-kind contributions have increased significantly. Over 100 volunteers...


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March 1, 2013

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Western spiderwort, an herbaceous perennial flowering plant native to sand dune habitats and found in Alberta at only one location in the extreme southeast corner of the province, is listed as Threatened in Alberta. The goal of this recovery plan is to maintain the existing habitat and...