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COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report on the Short-rayed Alkali Aster (Symphyotrichum frondosum) in Canada

COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report
on the
Short-rayed Alkali Aster
Symphyotrichum frondosum
in Canada

Short-rayed Alkali Aster

Endangered 2006

COSEWIC
Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada

COSEPAC
Comité sur la situation des espèces en péril au Canada

COSEWIC status reports are working documents used in assigning the status of wildlife species suspected of being at risk. This report may be cited as follows:

COSEWIC 2006. COSEWIC assessment and status report on the short-rayed alkali aster Symphyotrichum frondosum in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa.  vi + 22 pp.

Production note:

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Chris Sears, Brian Klinkenberg, and Rose Klinkenbergfor writing the status report on the short-rayed alkali aster Symphyotrichum frondosum, prepared under contract with Environment Canada, overseen and edited by Erich Haber, Co-chair (Vascular Plants), COSEWIC Plants and Lichens Species Specialist Subcommittee.

For additional copies contact:

COSEWIC Secretariat
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0H3

Tel.: (819) 997-4991 / (819) 953-3215
Fax: (819) 994-3684

COSEWIC E-mail
COSEWIC Website

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur l’aster feuillu (Symphyotrichum frondosum) au Canada.

Cover illustration:

Short-rayed alkali aster -- Douglas et al. 1998. Used with permission

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2006

Catalogue No.CW69-14/497-2006E-PDF

ISBN0-662-43302-5

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