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Recovery Strategy for the Hill's Thistle (Cirsium hillii) in Canada

Appendix B: List of Hill's Thistle Sites

(includes ownership, most recent observation, estimated # of plants, & # of critical habitat polygons identified in this report). Details on recent observations are available in the databases of Bruce Peninsula National Park and the Natural Heritage Information Centre. Polygons are shown in Figures 3, 4, and 5.

Site NameOwnershipMost recent observationEstimated # of Plants# CH polygons
Wasaga BeachProvincial ParkWhite 2007618 in 28 plots12
Total Simcoe County: 1 site~700 individuals;12 critical habitat polygons
Bruce Peninsula
Baptist Harbour/Cape-Hurd ANSIPrivate/NGOJalava & Chegahno 2008; Jalava 2003~503
Barney Lake AlvarPrivateSchaefer 199660 
Black Creek Provincial ParkProvincial ParkJohnson 200343 
Bradley HarbourPrivate/County ForestJohnson & Goodban 200175 
Brinkman's Creek UplandsNational ParkBrinker 2006 Jalava 200481
Bruce Alvar Preserve
Brinkman's Corners
NGOWilson 20078 
Corisande Bay
Trail N of Scugog Lake
Rover Property
National Park/
Jalava 2007
Wilson 2007
Johnson's Harbour Rd
Crane River Townline
Private/Crown managed by BPNPJalava 2007
Wilson 2007
Dorcas Bay - Singing Sands
Dorcas Bay Road North
National ParkJalava, Jones & Allen 20095563
Eagle Road at Eagle Harbour
William Henry Marsh
National Park
Jalava & Chegahno 2008;
Jalava 2007
~97 in several subpop-ulations4
Garden Island
Stokes Bay
PrivateJalava 200583 
Hay Bay RoadMunicipal/ claimed by F.N.Jalava 200928 
Johnson Harbour - Pine Tree PointPrivate/ Provincial ParkJalava 2007
Brinker 2006
Ladyslipper Bay
Unnamed Lake
Pine Tree Point Trail
PrivateWilson 2007No info4
Little Eagle HarbourPrivate/
Brinker 2006
Jalava 2005
Lyal IslandNGOJalava 20061831
Oliphant SouthPrivateJohnson 198519No location data
Pendall Lake AlvarNational ParkBrinker 200661
Pike Bay Alvar
Whiskey Harbour Road
PrivateAllen 2002
Schaefer 1995
Saugeen First Nation EO #1First NationJalava & Root 2008
Schaefer 1996
Saugeen First Nation EO #2First NationJalava & Root 20082017 
Sauble Beach
Walker's Woods
Conservation AuthorityJalava 200820 
Scugog Lake AlvarNational ParkJalava 2007
Brinker 2006
Schaefer 1996
Sideroad Creek Alvar
Dorcas Bay Road South and East
National ParkJalava 2007
Brinker 2006
Sucker Creek
St. Jean's Point
Private/ Conservation AuthorityJalava 2006
Johnson 2003
Zinkan Island Cove
Little Pine Tree Harbour
Harkins Harbour
Private/ MunicipalJalava & Chegahno 2008;
Jones 2008
Total Bruce Peninsula: 29 sites>4100 individuals;40 critical habitat polygons
Islands Surrounding Manitoulin Island
Amedroz IslandCrown /First NationJones 200885 
Cockburn Island
North of Hershell Island
Private/ MunicipalMorton & Venn 1977No info 
Cockburn Island
Wagosh Bay
CrownCrins 2008552
Darch IslandCrown /
First Nation
Jones 2008
Jones 2004
Fitzwilliam Island
Indian Harbour
MunicipalJones 20085 
Fitzwilliam Island
Phoebe Point
MunicipalJones 20082 
Fitzwilliam Island
Wild Bight
Municipal/PrivateMorton & Venn 1975No info 
Great Cloche Island
Bell Rocks
CorporateAllen 2002
Jones 1996
Great Cloche Island
NW of Lewis Lake
CorporateJones 1996Info missing 
Great Cloche Island
West end track
CorporateJones 1996No info 
Greene IslandCrownJones 2005522
Innes IslandCrown/ First NationJones 200439 
La Cloche Peninsula
Dreamer's Rock
First NationMorton & Venn 1978No info 
Little La Cloche IslandCorporateAllen 2002157 
Vidal IslandCrown/First NationJones 200512 
West Rous IslandCrown/First NationJones 200436 
Western Duck IslandCrownJones 2009102
Wikwemikong Island #1Crown/First NationJones and Wikwem-ikong Crew 2008408 
Wikwemikong Island #2sCrown/First NationJones and Wikwem-ikong Crew 2008455 
Total Islands: 20 sites>1380 individuals6 critical habitat polygons
Manitoulin Island
Belanger BayProvincial ParkJones & Hall 2009968
Big Bay, east sideMunicipalJones 2008~62 
Birch PointPrivateJones 20065 
Burnt Island HarbourProvincial ParkJones 2007305
Carroll Wood BayPrivateJones 200492 
Christina Bay/
Burnt Island Road
Provincial Park, CrownJones 2009
Allen 2002
Evansville Shrub AlvarPrivateJones 199670 
North of Fisher BayPrivateJones 200588 
Leask PointPrivateJones 200013 
West of Lynn PointCorporateJones & Hall 199557 
Mac's Bay AlvarPrivate/ CrownJones 20001212
Marsh Lake AlvarPrivateJones 200310 
Michael's Bay
Hammond Point
PrivateJones 2006
Oldham 1994
Michael's Bay
E of Manitou River
Blue Jay Creek mouth
PrivateJones 2009
Jones 2008
Michael's PeninsulaMunicipalJones 2008642 
Misery Bay EastProvincial ParkJones 20005047
Misery Bay WestProvincial Park/
Jones 2000>100
(40 in park)
Murphy PointPrivateJones 2008No info 
Portage Bay west sidePrivateJones 200511 
Portage Lake DunesPrivateRingius 1976No info 
Providence BayPrivateMorton & Venn 1982No info 
Quarry BayProvincial Park/ NGOJones 20001076
Sand BayPrivateAllen 200212 
NW of Shrigley BayPrivateJones 200568 
SW of Silver LakeProvincial ParkJones 20051141
NW of South BaymouthPrivateMorton 1997No info 
West of South Baymouth AlvarPrivateJones 200876 
Table Rock FlatlandsPrivateJones 2003
Noble 1995
TaskervillePrivateJones 2009
Jones 1996
Wikwemikong EO #1First NationJones & Wiky Crew 2007175 
Wikwemikong EO #2First NationJones & Wiky Crew 2007308 
Wikwemikong EO #3First NationJones & Wiky Crew 2007169 
Wikwemikong EO #4First NationJones & Wiky Crew 2007261 
Wikwemikong EO #5First NationJones & Wiky Crew 200720? 
Wikwemikong EO #6First NationJones & Wiky Crew 200778 
Wikwemikong EO #7First NationJones & Wiky Crew 200731 
Wikwemikong EO #8First NationJones & Wiky Crew 2007147 
Wikwemikong EO #9First NationJones & Wiky Crew 2007>2000 
Wikwemikong EO #10First NationJones & Wiky Crew 20071 
Wikwemikong EO #11First NationJones & Wiky Crew 200720 
Wikwemikong EO #12First NationJones & Wiky Crew 200769 
Wikwemikong EO #13First NationJones & Wiky Crew 200741 
Wikwemikong EO #14First NationJones & Wiky Crew 20077 
Total Manitoulin Island: 43 sites>6800 individuals>32 critical habitat polygons
Total Canaidan Range: 93 sites>13,000 individuals90 critical habitat polygons