Recovery Strategies

Recovery Strategy for Western Spiderwort (Tradescantia occidentalis) in Canada

Western Spiderwort is a perennial plant with three-petaled purple flowers and grass-like foliage. It is listed as Threatened under Schedule 1 of the Species at Risk Act. The Minister of the Environment is the competent minister for the recovery of the Western Spiderwort and has prepared this strategy, as per section 37 of SARA. It has been prepared in cooperation with: (1) provincial jurisdictions in which the species occurs – Saskatchewan, Alberta and Manitoba; (2) industry stakeholders – Canadian Cattlemen’s Association; and (3) federal land managers –Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada – Agri-Environment Services Branch (previously known as Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration).

Consultation period: 2013-02-28 to 2013-04-30


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Recovery Planning
Environment and Climate Change Canada
15th Floor, Place Vincent Massey
351 St. Joseph Boulevard
Gatineau, QC
K1A 0H3
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