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COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report on the Eastern Prairie Fringed-orchid in Canada

COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report
on the
Eastern Prairie Fringed-orchid
Platanthera leucophaea
in Canada

Eastern Prairie Fringed-orchid

Endangered 2003

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 2003. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the eastern prairie fringed-orchid Platanthera leucophaea in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vi + 27 pp.

Previous reports

Brownell, V.R. 1986. COSEWIC status report on the eastern prairie white fringed orchid Platanthera leucophaea in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. 47 pp.

Production note

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Vivian R. Brownell and Paul M. Catling for writing the update status report on the eastern prairie fringed-orchid Platanthera leucophaea, prepared under contract with Environment Canada.

Eastern prairie fringed-orchid Platanthera leucophaea formerly listed by COSEWIC as eastern prairie white fringed orchid Platanthera leucophaea.

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 E-mail
COSEWIC Website

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur la platanthère blanchâtre de l'Est (Platanthera leucophaea) au Canada - Mise à jour.

Cover illustration

Eastern prairie fringed-orchid -- From Mitchell and Sheviak 1981.

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2003
Catalogue No. CW69-14/336-2003F-PDF
ISBN 0-662-75194-9
HTML: CW69-14/336-2003F-HTML
0-662-75195-7

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