Bryoria salazinica is endemic to north-eastern North America. In total, there is a maximum of 17-29 mature individuals, known from seven locations. There is a continuing population decline, with past declines inferred to have been caused by habitat loss and air pollution. The population is thought to be continuing to decline due to impacts from logging, climate change, and development. Therefore, this species is Critically Endangered; C2a(i); D.
Assessor/s: Paquette, H., Lendemer, J. & Yahr, R.; Reviewer/s: McMullin, T.; Contributor/s: Anderson, F., Hodges, M., McMullin, T., Scott, T., Howe, N. & Kaminsky, L.; Facilitator(s) and Compiler(s): Allen, J. & Lymbery, C.; Partner(s) and Institution(s): Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
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