Regularity: Regularly occurring
Global Range: Eastern Canada; N-E New Brunswick, Newfoundland, E Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island.
Comments: Thickets, open barrens, shores, and ravines. Occurs mostly in calcareous areas.
Number of Occurrences
Note: For many non-migratory species, occurrences are roughly equivalent to populations.
Estimated Number of Occurrences: 1 - 80
Comments: 4+ EOs; 4 in Canada [N.B.(4), Nfld.(?), N.S.(?), P.E.I.(?)].
National NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded National Status Rank: N3 - Vulnerable
NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded Global Status Rank: G3 - Vulnerable
Reasons: An obscure and poorly known taxon, apparently a Gulf of St. Lawrence endemic. Four occurrences documented for New Brunswick and Fernald (1950) cites four areas in Quebec as well. Considered rare in Newfoundland Island and Prince Edward Island; number of occurrences in Nova Scotia unknown.
Names and Taxonomy
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