Nova Scotia's Species at Risk: Municipal & Community Stewardship

Species at Risk in Nova Scotia

Long's Bulrush (Scirpus longii)




Special Concern



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Quick Facts:
  • Atlantic Coastal Plain plant
  • Long-lived and forms conspicuous circular clones
  • In Canada, only located in NS
  • In NS, known from only 10 bogs and wetlands
  • Threats include wetland modification and development

Status Overview:
An Atlantic Coastal Plain species in Canada known from ten sites in Nova Scotia. It is a very long-lived plant that forms conspicuous circular clones. It inhabits bogs and other wetlands. The populations have been impacted by wetland modification in the past and would be susceptible to wetland development in the future.

Geographic Distribution:
The map shows the municipalities where this species can be found.  For more specific location information please contact us.

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