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PLANTS Native Status Jurisdiction and Native Status Codes

Native Status
Jurisdiction Code
Description
L48 Lower 48 States
AK Alaska
HI Hawaii
PB Pacific Basin excluding Hawaii
PR Puerto Rico
VI U.S. Virgin Islands
CAN Canada
GL Greenland (Denmark)
SPM St. Pierre and Miquelon (France)
NA North America (only non-vascular plants and lichens have Native Status given at this level)
 
Native
Status Code
Description
  Native:
N Native
N? Probably Native
  Introduced:
GP Garden persistent - persists around gardens and old habitations, not naturalized
GP? Probably Garden persistent - persists around gardens and old habitations, not naturalized
I Introduced
I? Probably Introduced
W Waif - an ephemeral introduction, not persistently naturalized
W? Probably a Waif - an ephemeral introduction, not persistently naturalized