Invasive Species Compendium

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Nunavut

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  • Last modified
  • 09 February 2017
  • Nunavut
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  • Climates: Temperate
  • Capital: Iqualit

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List of Species

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The table lists the species recorded in the Compendium for this region (from the full species datasheets). It includes species that are invasive in this region, those for which there is no data on invasive status, and also species that are not invasive in the region but are reported as invasive elsewhere. This summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the distribution record. For further information, please follow the link to the datasheet.

DomainKingdomPhylumSpeciesDistributionOriginInvasiveReferences
EukaryotaFungiAscomycotaBlumeria graminis (powdery mildew of grasses and cereals) Present CABI/EPPO, 2004.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaDendroctonus rufipennis (spruce beetle) Widespread Native YesWood, 1982; CABI/EPPO, 2004.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataBranta canadensis (Canada goose) Widespread Native Mowbray et al., 2002.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataBranta hutchinsii Localised Native Abraham, 2005.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataMolothrus ater (brown-headed cowbird) Present Avibase, 2012.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataOncorhynchus mykiss (rainbow trout) Present Introduced Behnke, 2002.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataPasser domesticus (house sparrow) Present Introduced YesISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaNematodaBursaphelenchus xylophilus (pine wilt nematode) Present CABI/EPPO, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAgropyron cristatum (crested wheatgrass) Present Introduced GBIF, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaConyza canadensis (Canadian fleabane) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2004.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCornus sericea (redosier dogwood) Present Native Brouillet et al., 2006.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaFallopia sachalinensis (giant knotweed) Present eFloras, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLinaria vulgaris (common toadflax) Present Introduced USDA-NRCS, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLolium perenne (perennial ryegrass) Present Introduced USDA-NRCS, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLythrum salicaria (purple loosestrife) Present Introduced Stuckey, 1980; Mal et al., 1992.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMelilotus albus (honey clover) Present Introduced YesUSDA-NRCS, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPoa pratensis (smooth meadow-grass) Present ISSG, 2015; Canadensys, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPolygonum arenastrum (common knotweed) Present Introduced Darbyshire, 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTaraxacum officinale complex (dandelion) Widespread Introduced Stewart-Wade et al., 2002.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTypha latifolia (broadleaf cattail) Present Native Shih and Finkelstein, 2008.

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