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BC Conservation Data Centre: Species Summary


Sphagnum quinquefarium


 
Scientific Name: Sphagnum quinquefarium (Lindb. ex Braithw.) Warnst.
Scientific Name Synonyms: Sphagnum schofieldii
English Name:
 
Classification / Taxonomy
Scientific Name - Concept Reference: Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 2007b. Flora of North America North of Mexico. Vol. 27. Bryophytes: Mosses, Part 1. Oxford University Press, New York. xxi + 713 pp.
Classification Level: Species
Species Group: Nonvascular Plant
Species Code: SPHAQUI
Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Bryophyta Sphagnopsida Sphagnales Sphagnaceae
   
Conservation Status / Legal Designation
Global Status: G5 (Jul 2017)
Provincial Status: S3 (Apr 2015)
BC List: Blue
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General Status Canada:
   
Ecology & Life History
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Provincial Inventory
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Distribution
Endemic: N
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Distribution UnitOccurrence StatusOrigin Status  
Biogeoclimatic Unit   
CWH - Coastal Western HemlockConfident or certain  
    
Ministry of Environment Region   
1- Vancouver IslandConfident or certain 
2- Lower MainlandPossible 
5- CaribooConfident or certain 
6- SkeenaConfident or certain 
    
Forest District   
Cascades Forest District (DCS)Possible 
Chilliwack Forest District (DCK)Possible 
Haida Gwaii Forest District (DQC)Confident or certain 
North Coast Forest District (DNC)Confident or certain 
North Island - Central Coast Forest District (DNI)Confident or certain 
South Island Forest District (DSI)Confident or certain 
Sunshine Coast Forest District (DSC)Possible 
    
Regional District   
Alberni-Clayoquot (ACRD) Confident or certain  
Central Coast (CCRD) Confident or certain  
Cowichan Valley (CVRD) Confident or certain  
Mount Waddington (RDMW) Confident or certain  
Skeena-Queen Charlotte (SQCRD) Confident or certain  
Strathcona (SRD) Possible  
Sunshine Coast (SCRD) Possible  
   
Regional District Map
This is not a range map.

This species is known to occur somewhere in the shaded regional district(s). The actual range of the species within each regional district may be much smaller.
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Authors / Contributors
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References and Related Literature
Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 2007b. Flora of North America North of Mexico. Vol. 27. Bryophytes: Mosses, Part 1. Oxford University Press, New York. xxi + 713 pp.
 

Please visit the website Conservation Status Ranks for definitions of the data fields used in this summary report.

Suggested Citation:

B.C. Conservation Data Centre. Species Summary: Sphagnum quinquefarium. B.C. Minist. of Environment. Available: http://a100.gov.bc.ca/pub/eswp/ (accessed Dec 6, 2019).