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COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report on the Eastern Prickly Pear Cactus in Canada

COSEWIC

Assessment and Update Status Report

on the

Eastern Prickly Pear Cactus

Opuntia humifusa

in Canada

Eastern Prickly Pear Cactus

Endagered 2000

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:

Please note: Persons wishing to cite data in the report should refer to the report (and cite the author(s)); persons wishing to cite the COSEWIC status will refer to the assessment (and cite COSEWIC). A production note will be provided if additional information on the status report history is required.

COSEWIC 2000. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the eastern prickly pear cactus Optunia humifusa in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vi + 7 pp.

White, D.J. 1998. Update COSEWIC status report on the eastern prickly pear cactus Opuntia humifusa in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. 1-7 pp.

Previous reports:

Klinkenberg, B. and R. Klinkenberg. 1985. COSEWIC status report on the eastern prickly pear cactus Opuntia humifusa in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. 43 pp.

For additional copies contact:

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

K1A 0H3
Tel.: 819-953-3215
Fax: 819-994-3684
COSEWIC Email

COSEWIC Website

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur l’oponce de l’Est (Opuntia humifusa) au Canada - Mise à jour.

Cover illustration:
Spotted Wintergreen -- Reprinted with the permission from The New Britton and Brown Illustrated Flora of the Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada (Volume 3), copyright 1952. The New York Botanical Garden.

©Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada, 2002
Catalogue No. CW69-14/98-2002-IN
ISBN 0-662-31704-1

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