Species identified as high, global, regional and/or national priority

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Background information

Western USA and Canada (1999)

1. WESTERN USA/CANADA
SPECIES End use of species Operations / Activities REMARKS
Exploration & collection Evaluation Conservation Germplasm use
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Abies amabilis *

*

3




Int. PVT
A. bracteata *


2
3





A. concolor *









3
A. grandis *

*






3 Int. PVT
A. lasiocarpa *










Int. PVT
A. magnifica var. shastaensis *






3



A. procera * *



3




Int. PVT, breeding programs
Acer macrophyllum *
*








In situ cons. stands
Alnus rhombifolia


*







In situ cons. stands
A. rubra *
* * 3 2
2
3
2 PVT. Seed in storage for int. PVT
A. sinuata


*







In situ cons. stands
A. tenuifolia


*







In situ cons. stands
Arbutus menziesii


*







In situ cons. stands
Betula fontinalis

*








In situ cons. stands
B. papyrifera

*








In situ cons. stands
Castanopsis chrysophylla


*







In situ cons. stands
Celtis douglasii


*







In situ cons. stands
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana *










Root rot affecting species: Phytophera lateralis
Chamaecyparis nootkatensis *

* 3 2
2



Tests and collections
C. macrocarpa *


3 3
3




Cornus nuttalli


* 3







Crataegus douglasii


*



3



C. columbiana


*



3



Cupressus arizonica (complex) *


2 3
3 2

2
C. bakeri


*



3



Fraxinus latifolia


*



3



Juniperus occidentalis


* 3







J. scopulorum


* 3







Larix laricina *








3 2
L. lyallii *

* 2







L. occidentalis *
*
3


2


Breeding trials
Libocedus decurrens *






3



Lithocarpus densiflorus


*



3



Malus fusca


*



3



Picea breweriana *






3



T. mertensiana *










Collection
Umbellularia california


*







In situ cons. stands
last updated:  Thursday, July 12, 2007