Suitable habitats for C. tenella are infrequent in the southern interior of British Columbia, and such habitats are threatened by housing developments, road-building, recreational vehicle use, and the encroachment of weeds. The occurrence of C. tenella at the northern extent of its range may represent a significant genetic resource for the species. An absence of specific legislation in British Columbia to protect rare plant populations puts C. tenella at high risk in Canada.
Douglas, G.W., Penny, J.L.. 2003. Status of Slender Collomia (Collomia tenella) in British Columbia. Ministry of Water, Land and Air Protection; Ministry of Sustainable Resource Management. Species Status Report. B108
Topic: Species status
Keywords: c. tenella, slender collomia, species, status
Scientific Name: Collomia tenella
English Name: Slender Collomia
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