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

Species at Risk in Nova Scotia

Redroot (Lacnanthes caroliana

 

STATUS

National

Threatened

Provincial

Threatened

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Quick Facts:
  • Atlantic Coastal Plain plant
     
  • In Canada, only located in NS
     
  • In NS, populations are small and very restricted in distribution
     
  • Threats include human alteration and loss of lakeshore habitat, water pollution, destruction of populations and habitat by ATVs and other recreational activities

Status Overview:
An Atlantic Coastal Plain species, known in Canada only from a small number of lakeshores in Nova Scotia. The populations are small and very restricted in distribution. Threats to the species include; human alteration and loss of lakeshore habitats, water pollution, destruction of populations and habitat by ATVís and other recreational activities.

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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