Common name: Western bell heather

Family: Ericaceae

Information: This plant is a dwarf shrub with small hairs on the leaves. It is found in subalpine to alpine areas, on dry to mesic slopes and in meadows (Douglas, G.W. et al.).

Photo: South Chilcotin Mountains Park, along a forest trail at about 1700 m. N Hewitt, July 28, 2019

Sources and additional resources:

Douglas, G.W. et al., The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia, in Klinkenberg, Brian. (Ed.) 2020. E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Plants of British Columbia [eflora.bc.ca]. Accessed: 2020-05-12.

Klinkenberg, Brian. (Ed.) 2020. E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Plants of British Columbia [eflora.bc.ca]. http://linnet.geog.ubc.ca/Atlas/Atlas.aspx?sciname=Cassiope%20mertensiana. Accessed: 2020-05-12.