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Management Plan for Twisted Oak Moss (Syntrichia laevipila) in Canada

The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) designated Twisted Oak Moss (Syntrichia laevipila) as Special Concern in Canada in 2004. It is listed as ‘Special Concern’ on the federal Species at Risk Act (SARA).

Twisted Oak Moss is a small moss species that grows in clumps on tree bark, primarily on Garry oaks (Quercus garryana). These trees are found in Garry oak ecosystems, which are nationally threatened. Its current Canadian range consists of 27 occurrences in southwestern British Columbia.

Consultation period: 2011-05-13 to 2011-07-12

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Parks  Canada
Species Conservation and Management
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