Geum peckii Pursh, eastern mountain avens, occurs in only two locations in the world: alpine tundra and montane riparian habitats of the White Mountains in New Hampshire and in sea level bogs in Digby County, Nova Scotia (NS). It is listed endangered federally and provincially in Canada and globally imperilled by NatureServe (2016). The most recent status report produced by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC 2010) and the Recovery Strategy, as required under the Species at Risk Act Recovery Strategy Series (Environment Canada 2010), guide the activities required toward the conservation and recovery of G. peckii in Nova Scotia. Plants in Nova Scotia are found on several sites on Brier Island and in one boggy site at Harris Lake on Digby Neck. These locations are on the westerly extension of a basalt ridge that forms a double ridge with...

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