American ginseng: COSEWIC assessment and status report: chapter 1
Assessment Summary – May 2000
Reason for designation:
In spite of restrictions on international trade, high rates of collection continue and there have been significant losses of populations over the last decade.
Ontario and Quebec
Designated Threatened in April 1988. Status re-examined and uplisted to Endangered in April 1999. Status re-examined and confirmed Endangered in May 2000. May 2000 assessment based on new quantitative criteria applied to information from the existing 1999 status report.
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