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PLANTS Native Status Jurisdiction and Native Status Codes

Native Status
Jurisdiction Code
Description
AK Alaska
CAN Canada
GL Greenland (Denmark)
HI Hawaii
L48 Lower 48 States
NA North America (only non-vascular plants and lichens have Native Status given at this level)
NAV Navassa Island (The sole Caribbean member of the United States Minor Outlying Islands)
PB Pacific Basin excluding Hawaii
PR Puerto Rico
SPM St. Pierre and Miquelon (France)
VI U.S. Virgin Islands
 
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