Mapping Species Distributions

British Columbia plant species codes and selected attributes
References cited

The following list of references are taken from the citation below and were used to compile the BC plant species codes and selected attributes.


Citation:  Meidinger, Del; Lee, Tina; Douglas, George W.; Britton, Greg; MacKenzie, Will.; Qian, Hong.  2009.  British Columbia plant species codes and selected attributes. Version 6 Database. Research Branch.  B.C. Ministry of Forests.

Other Contributors:  Karel Klinka, Brian Titus, Trevor Goward, Adolf Ceska


Reference List           Poisonous Plant References


References:

Anderson, L.E.  1990.  A checklist of Sphagnum in North America North of  Mexico.  The Bryologist 93(4):  500-501.

Anderson, L.E., H.A. Crum and W.R. Buck.  1990.  List of the mosses of North America North of Mexico.  The Bryologist 93(4):  448-499.

B.C. Ministry of Agriculture and Food.  1999. B.C. Weed Control Act, Noxious Weeds of BC. (www.agf.gov.bc.ca/croplive/cropprot/noxious.htm).

Cranston, R., D. Ralph, B. Wikeem.  1999.  Field Guide to Noxious and Other Selected Weeds of British Columbia (www.agf.gov.bc.ca/croplive/cropprot/weedguid/weedguid.htm).  Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and Ministry of Forests, B.C.

Douglas, G.W., D. Meidinger and J. Pojar (eds.).  2002.  The Illustrated Vascular Plants of British Columbia, Volume 8 – General Summary, Maps and Keys. Province of British Columbia, B.C.

Douglas, G.W., D. Meidinger and J. Pojar (eds.).  2001a.  The Illustrated Vascular Plants of British Columbia, Volume 6 – Monocotyledons (Acoraceae through Najadaceae). Province of British Columbia, B.C.

Douglas, G.W., D. Meidinger and J. Pojar (eds.).  2001b.  The Illustrated Vascular Plants of British Columbia, Volume 7 – Monocotyledons (Orchidaceae through Zosteraceae). Province of British Columbia, B.C.

Douglas, G.W., D. Meidinger and J. Pojar (eds.).  2000.  The Illustrated Vascular Plants of British Columbia, Volume 5 – Dicotyledons (Salicaceae through Zygophyllaceae) and Pteridophytes. Province of British Columbia, B.C.

Douglas, G.W., D. Meidinger and J. Pojar (eds.).  1999b.  The Illustrated Vascular Plants of British Columbia, Volume 4 – Dicotyledons (Orobanchaceae through Rubiaceae). Province of British Columbia, B.C.

Douglas, G.W., D. Meidinger and J. Pojar (eds.).  1999a.  The Illustrated Vascular Plants of British Columbia, Volume 3 – Dicotyledons (Diapensiaceae through Onagraceae). Province of British Columbia, B.C.

Douglas, G.W., G.B. Straley, and D. Meidinger.  1998a.  Rare Native Vascular Plants of British Columbia (including addenda).  B.C. Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks, Resources Inventory Branch, B.C. Conservation Data Centre, and Wildlife Branch, Victoria, B.C.

Douglas, G.W., G.B. Straley, D. Meidinger and J. Pojar (eds.).  1998b.  The Illustrated Vascular Plants of British Columbia, Volume 1 – Gymnosperms and Dicotyledons (Aceraceae through Asteraceae). Province of British Columbia, B.C.

Douglas, G.W., G.B. Straley, D. Meidinger and J. Pojar (eds.).  1998c.  The Illustrated Vascular Plants of British Columbia, Volume 2 – Dicotyledons (Balsaminaceae through Cuscutaceae). Province of British Columbia, B.C.

Douglas, G.W., G.B. Straley and D. Meidinger (eds.).  1989.  The Vascular Plants of British Columbia, Part 1 – Gymnosperms and Dicotyledons (Aceraceae through Cucurbitaceae).  Special Report Series 1.  Ministry of Forests Research Branch, Victoria, B.C.

Douglas, G.W., G.B. Straley and D. Meidinger (eds.).  1990.  The Vascular Plants of British Columbia, Part 2 – Dicotyledons (Diapensiaceae through Portulacaceae).  Special Report Series 2.  Ministry of Forests Research Branch, Victoria, B.C.

Douglas, G.W., G.B. Straley and D. Meidinger (eds.).  1991.  The Vascular Plants of British Columbia, Part 3 – Dicotyledons (Primulaceae through Zygophyllaceae) and Pteridophytes.  Special Report Series 3.  Ministry of Forests Research Branch, Victoria, B.C.

Douglas, G.W., G.B. Straley and D. Meidinger (eds.).  1994.   The Vascular Plants of British Columbia, Part 4 - Monocotyledons.  Special Report Series 4.  Ministry of Forests Research Branch, Victoria, B.C.

Edwards, S.R.  1999.  English Names for British Bryophytes, second edition.  Special Volume No. 5.  British Bryological Society, U.K.

Esslinger T.L. and R.S. Egan.  1995.  A Sixth Checklist of the lichen-forming, lichenicolous, and allied fungi of the Continental United States and Canada.  The Bryologist 98(4):  467-549

Flora of North America Association.  2001. Bryophyte Flora of North America (http://www.buffalomuseumofscience.org/BFNA/treatments.htm). Buffalo Museum of Science.  U.S.A.

Golinski, K. 2002. pers. com. on Sphagnum moss English names. UVic, Victoria, B.C.

Goward, T. 1994.  Checklist of the lichens of British Columbia.  Unpublished.

Goward, T., B. McCune and D. Meidinger.  1994.  The lichens of British Columbia. Illustrated keys. Part 1 – Foliose and Squamulose Species. Special Report Series 8.  B.C. Minstry of Forests, Victoria, B.C.

Goward,T. The lichens of British Columbia.  1999.  Illustrated keys. Part 2 – Fruticose Species.  Special Report Series 9.  B.C. Ministry of Forests, Victoria, B.C

Ireland, R.R., G.R. Brassard, W.B. Schofield and D.H. Vitt.  1987.  Checklist of the mosses of Canada II.  Lindbergia 13:  1-62.

Johnson, D., L. Kershaw, A. MacKinnon, J. Pojar (eds.).  1995.  Plants of the Western Boreal Forest and Aspen Parkland.  Lone Pine Publishing and the Canadian Forest Service.  Canada.

Kartesz, J.T.  1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. Vol. 1 Checklist. Biota of North America. University Timber Press, Portland, OR.

MacKinnon, A., J. Pojar, R. Coupé (eds.).  1992.  Plants of Northern British Columbia.  B.C. Ministry of Forests and Lone Pine Publishing. Canada.

Parish, R., R. Coupé, D. Lloyd (eds.).  1996.  Plants of Southern Interior British Columbia.  B.C. Minstry of Forests and Lone Pine Publishing. Canada

Pojar, J. and A. MacKinnon (eds.).  1994.  Plants of Coastal British Columbia.  B.C. Ministry of Forests and Lone Pine Publishing.  Canada.

Schofield, W.B.  1992.  Some Common Mosses of British Columbia.  Royal British Columbia Museum, Victoria, B.C.

Stotler, R. and B. Crandall-Stotler.  1977.  List of liverworts and hornworts of North America.  The Bryologist 80:  407-428.

Taylor, R.L. and B. MacBryde.  1977.  Vascular Plants of British Columbia. Bot. Gard. Tech. Bull. No. 4.  University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver, B.C.

Titus, B.  1980. Ministry of Forests vegetation coding list. Computer printout. Research Branch, B.C. Ministry of Forests. Victoria, B.C.

USDA, NRCS.  2001. The PLANTS Database, Version 3.1 (http://plants.usda.gov). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.


Poisonous Plant Information Sources:

Note: The poisonous plant information in this list is compiled from the following sources:

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.  1993.  Canadian Poisonous Plant Information System (http://res.agr.ca/brd/poisonpl).  Eastern Cereal & Oilseed Research Centre (ECORC), Ottawa, Ontario.

Anonymous. 1977.  Poisonous Range Plants of Montana.  Cooperative Extension Service Montana State University, Bulletin 348, Bozeman, Montana.

Mulligan, G.A. Common Plants of the Northern United States and Canada reported to have caused poisonings, a dermatitis or  hayfever in humans. 1990. (http://members.rogers.com/mulligan4520/poison). Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.

Taylor, R.L. and B. MacBryde.  1977.  Vascular Plants of British Columbia. Bot. Gard. Tech. Bull. No. 4.  University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver, B.C.
 
The entry for Taxus brevifolia  is based on information provided in Vascular Plants of British Columbia (Taylor & MacBryde 1977) and

Pojar, J. and A. MacKinnon, eds.  1994.  Plants of Coastal British Columbia including Washington, Oregon & Alaska.  B.C. Ministry of Forests & Lone Pine Publishing, Edmonton, Alberta.

There may be additional poisonous species in B.C. that have not been indicated as such.  This list is intended only to identify potentially toxic plants.  Further information is available in the above sources and they should be consulted if management of areas containing these species is planned.  The compilers of this list are not responsible for failure to identify other poisonous plants or for incomplete information in this list.

 

Recommended citation:  Author, date, page title. In: Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2018. E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Flora of British Columbia [eflora.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Date Accessed]

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