Mackenzie Hairgrass

Mackenzie Hairgrass credit: Canadian Museum of Nature
Mackenzie Hairgrass
Deschampsia mackenzieana
NWT List of Species at Risk: 
No status
NWT SARC Assessment: 
Not assessed
Federal Species at Risk Act list: 
Special Concern
COSEWIC Assessment: 
Special Concern
NWT General Status Rank: 
May Be At Risk

The Mackenzie Hairgrass grows on sand dunes and beaches along the shore of Lake Athabasca in northern Saskatchewan. There is one reported site on the east shore of Great Slave Lake, NWT, that requires verification.

Mackenzie Hairgrass was listed as a species of Special Concern in Canada in 2018.