Common name: Family: Caryophyllaceae

Information: Found in meadows, rocky sloping terrain and forest openings in the montane to subalpine zone (Pojar & MacKinnon 2021), and in BC is geographically restricted to southern locations such as Manning Park (Kinkenberg 2020).

Photos: A mesic meadow along the ridgetop in the Manning Park alpine area. N. Hewitt, July 9 2019.

Sources and additional resources:

Klinkenberg, Brian. (Ed.) 2020. E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Plants of British Columbia [eflora.bc.ca]. https://linnet.geog.ubc.ca/Atlas/Atlas.aspx?sciname=Eremogone+capillaris+var.+americana. Accessed: 2020-05-12.

Pojar, J. & MacKinnon, A. (2021). Alpine Plants of British Columbia, Alberta and Northwest North America. Vancouver: Lone Pine Publishing.