Credits

This virtual exhibit was created by the W.P. Fraser Herbarium (SASK) in 2006 in accordance with the standards and best practices of the time. It may include outdated applications that may not be compatible with more recent browsers and other technologies, including assistive technologies. It is being retained for research and reference purposes although information contained within the exhibit, particularly links to other content, may also be out-of date. Any enquiries or comments related to this exhibit should be directed to the W.P. Fraser Herbarium (SASK).

The SASK Herbarium gratefully acknowledges the financial investment by the Department of Canadian Heritage in the creation of this online presentation for the Virtual Museum of Canada.
This production has been developed by the staff of the Herbarium of the University of Saskatchewan (SASK). The project has been possible by the funding from the Virtual Museum of Canada (VMC).

Dr. H. Cota-Sánchez, curator of the herbarium and associate professor of the Department of Biology, University of Saskatchewan, supervised this digital production displaying rare plants of Saskatchewan.

We also gratefully acknowledge contribution provided to us by the Western Development Museum, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

The following resources in conjunction with the specimens at SASK Herbarium were used in compilation of data on the rare species of Saskatchewan:

- Cody, W. Flora of the Yukon Territory, 2nd Ed. Ottawa, Ontario: NRC Research Press, 2000.
- Great Plains Flora Association. Flora of the Great Plains. Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 1986.
- Harris, J. and Harris M. Plant Identification Terminology: An Illustrated Glossary. Spring Lake, Utah: Spring Lake Publishing, 2000.
- Hudson, J. Carex in Saskatchewan. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Bison Publishing House, 1977.
- Looman, J. Prairie Grasses Identified and Described by Vegetative Characters. Ottawa, Ontario: Canada Communication Group, 1992.
- Looman, J. and Best, K. Budd’s Flora of the Canadian Prairie Provinces. Ottawa, Ontario: Canada Communication Group, 1994.
- Packer, J., ed. Flora of Alberta. Toronto, Ontario: University of Toronto Press, 2000.
- Rouleau, E. Flore Laurentienne. Montréal, Québec: Les Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 1964.
- Scoggan, H. The Flora of Canada. Ottawa, Ontario: National Museums of Canada, 1978.

Online Sources:
- United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service
- GRIN (Germplasm Information Network) Taxonomy for Plants, United States Department of Agriculture
- ITIS (Integrated Taxonomic Information System), Global Biodiversity Information Facilit
- Flora of North America