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COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report on the Nugget Moss (Microbryum vlassovii) in Canada

COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report
on the
Nugget moss
Microbryum vlassovii
in Canada

nugget moss

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 nugget moss Microbryum vlassovii in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vi + 17 pp.

Production note

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Terry T. McIntosh for writing the status report on the nugget moss Microbryum vlassovii in Canada, prepared under contract with Environment Canada, overseen and edited by René Belland, Co-chair (Mosses and Lichens), 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 le phasque de Vlassov (Microbryum vlassovii) au Canada.

Cover illustration

Nugget Moss -- Illustration shows an entire plant, individual leaves (corresponding to scale bar A, 0.5 mm in length), spores, and a leaf cross section (the latter correspond to scale bar B, 50 μm in length). The round black structure within the plant is a spore capsule. The illustrator is P.M. Eckel. Reproduced with permission from Flora of North America (Flora of North America Editorial Committee, eds. 1993+. Flora of North America North Mexico. 12+ vols. New York and Oxford.)

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2007

Catalogue No. CW69-14/509-2007E-PDF
ISBN 978-0-662-45169-3

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