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Pink Heather Growing Between Rocks
After the rockies, this plant doesn't show up much east. Classic geographical barrier.
Tags: alpine, flower
Species: Phyllodoce empetriformis (Pink Mountain-Heather)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2022 to 2005 > Banff Jasper Road Trip > Jasper > Pink Heather Growing Between Rocks

Moss Campion Over Rock
Moss Campion Over Rock
Species: Silene acaulis (Moss Campion)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2022 to 2005 > Cathedral > Moss Campion Over Rock

Some Cinquefoil
My bad - turns out it's a species I've seen before, but always at the beach! This plant seems to like to live in the hardest places - rock, little soil, difficult conditions.
Tags: alpine, flower
Species: Potentilla villosa (villous cinquefoil)

John Harvey Photo > John's Overnight Page > Cathedral Road Trip > Some Cinquefoil

Stika Valerian - Valeriana stichensis
This was is hard to identify because I didn't include any pictures of the leaves.
Tags: alpine, flower
Species: Valeriana sitchensis (Sitka valerian)

John Harvey Photo > Flowers in Manning Park > Stika Valerian - Valeriana stichensis

Suksdorf's silene, Cascade catchfly (Silene suksdorfii)
There aren't fully blooming yet. I like the combination of white and purple. (Thanks Joe for the correct identification).
Tags: alpine, flower
Species: Silene suksdorfii (Suksdorf's silene, Cascade catchfly)

John Harvey Photo > Flowers in Manning Park > Suksdorf's silene, Cascade catchfly (Silene suksdorfii)

Lance-Leaved Stonecrop
I quite like stonecrops - they seem like such a robust plant and grow in a variety of locations.
Tags: alpine, flower
Species: Sedum lanceolatum (Lance-leaf Stonecrop)

John Harvey Photo > Flowers in Manning Park > Lance-Leaved Stonecrop

Pink Mountain-Heather - Phyllodoce empetriformis
I like these little pink flowers.
Tags: alpine, flower
Species: Phyllodoce empetriformis (Pink Mountain-Heather)

John Harvey Photo > Flowers in Manning Park > Pink Mountain-Heather - Phyllodoce empetriformis

Spreading Phlox - Phlox diffusa
Spreading Phlox - Phlox diffusa - these plants were near the trail, I'm glad they weren't stepped on.
Tags: alpine, flower
Species: Phlox diffusa (Spreading Phlox)

John Harvey Photo > Flowers in Manning Park > Spreading Phlox - Phlox diffusa

Marsh Marigolds In Grasses
I believe this is Marsh Marigold - Caltha biflora. This plant seems to love the water - I only found it in very boggy bits where snow pack or a small stream kept the ground saturated.
Species: Caltha leptosepala (White Marsh Marigold)

John Harvey Photo > A Weekend in Comox > Marsh Marigolds In Grasses

Pink Monkey Flowers
Again, a favorite alpine flower.
Tags: alpine, flower
Species: Mimulus lewisii (Lewis monkeyflower, pink monkeyflower)

John Harvey Photo > John Harvey Photo - Hiking > Marriott Meadows > Pink Monkey Flowers

Monkey Flowers
This was the only Monkey Flower we saw the whole trip. Of course it was growing next to running water.
Tags: alpine, flower
Species: Mimulus lewisii (Lewis monkeyflower, pink monkeyflower)

John Harvey Photo > John Harvey Photo - Hiking > Elfin Lakes Digital > Monkey Flowers

Flowers Growing In Scree
I like how the leaves on this plant look so similar to stonecrop.
Tags: alpine, flower
Species: tolmiei (Tolmie Saxifrage)

John Harvey Photo > John Harvey Photo - Hiking > Elfin Lakes Digital > Flowers Growing In Scree

Creek Side Hiking Up
Creek Side Hiking Up
Tags: alpine, flower

John Harvey Photo > John Harvey Photo - Hiking > Elfin Lakes Digital > Creek Side Hiking Up

Canadian Dogwood Growing Trail Side
The "flowers" on this plant aren't anything special, but it is a nice ground cover to see.
Tags: alpine, flower
Species: Cornus canadensis (Canadian Dogwood, Canadian bunchberry)

John Harvey Photo > John Harvey Photo - Hiking > Elfin Lakes Digital > Canadian Dogwood Growing Trail Side

Western Anemone And Glacier Lilies
Western Anemone And Glacier Lilies
Species: Erythronium grandiflorum (Yellow Glacier Lily), Pulsatilla occidentalis (White Pasqueflower)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > Seattle Rainier > Western Anemone And Glacier Lilies

Snowpatch Buttercup
Snowpatch Buttercup
Tags: alpine, flower
Species: Ranunculus eschscholtzii (Subalpine Buttercup)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > Seattle Rainier > Snowpatch Buttercup

Ridge Covered In Flowers
Ridge Covered In Flowers
Species: Erythronium grandiflorum (Yellow Glacier Lily)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > Seattle Rainier > Ridge Covered In Flowers

Patch Of Avalanche Lilies
Patch Of Avalanche Lilies
Tags: alpine, flower
Species: Erythronium montanum (White Avalanche-lily)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > Seattle Rainier > Patch Of Avalanche Lilies

Marigolds In Stream
Marigolds In Stream
John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > Seattle Rainier > Marigolds In Stream

Jeffrey Shootingstar
The only reasons I was sure what this was was because there was a sign next to it labeling the species.
Tags: alpine, flower
Species: Primula jeffreyi (Tall mountain shooting star, Jeffrey's shooting star)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > Seattle Rainier > Jeffrey Shootingstar

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