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

Species at Risk in Nova Scotia

Plymouth Gentian (Sabatia kennedyana)

 

STATUS

National

Threatened

Provincial

Threatened

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Quick Facts:
  • Atlantic Coastal Plain plant
     
  • In Canada, only located in NS
     
  • In NS, found only on 5 lakes
     
  • Populations in the US are also at risk
     
  • Threats are linked to its small, very localized populations, human alteration and loss of lakeshore habitats, destruction of populations and habitat by ATVs and other recreational activities

Status Overview:
This Atlantic Coastal Plain plant species is found in Canada on the shores of only five lakes in Nova Scotia. One population is considered a distinct endemic form (E. Tuberculosa, forma pubnicoensis). Some populations of this species in the United States are also at risk. Threats to this species are linked to: its small, very localized populations, human alteration and loss of lakeshore habitats, 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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