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CPD North America Overview
TABLE 13. ESTIMATED NUMBER OF RARE SPECIES IN CANADA

Region
Rare
endemics
Rare
plants
a
Rare in
Canada
b

Alberta

16

307

British Columbia 47 816 426
Manitoba 1 291 52
New Brunswick . 5 207 25
Newfoundland 17 271 40
Northwest Territories 18 206 62
Nova Scotia 3 219 45
Ontario 15 600 355
Prince Edward Island 3 191 6
Quebec 22 408 106
Saskatchewan 11 300 77
Yukon 28 313 91
Notes:
a Rare in province.
b rare in province that are rare throughout Canada.
Source: G. Argus 1995, pers. comm.