Common name: Leatherleaf saxifrage / Fireleaf leptarrhena

Family: Saxifragaceae

Information: This species grows along streambanks, in areas with seepage and wet meadows in subalpine and alpine areas (Pojar and MacKinnon 2014)


Top: About 4 km up the 3 Brothers Trail in Manning Park in an open meadow, ca. 2050 m. July 8, 2020.

Bottom: A wet meadow along the North Cinnabar Creek basin in the South Chilcotin Mtns. Provincial Park at an approx. elevation of 2050 m, July 28 2019. N. Hewitt

From Illustrated flora, in Klinkenberg (2014) at: https://ibis.geog.ubc.ca/biodiversity/eflora/IllustratedFloraofBritishColumbia.html

Sources and additional resources:

Pojar, J. & MacKinnon, A. (2014). Plants of Coastal British Columbia: Including Washington, Oregon & Alaska. Vancouver: Lone Pine Publishing.

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=Leptarrhena%20pyrolifolia Accessed: 2020-06-08.