Common name: Bracted lousewort

Family: Orobanchaceae

Information: These perennials can grow up to 1m tall, and have multi-coloured flowers with hints of yellows, reds, and purples. This plant is found in subalpine to alpine areas, in moist meadows, forest openings, and thickets (Pojar & MacKinnon 2014).

Photo: Along the rim of the cirque basin housing the headwaters of the North Cinnabar River in the South Chilcotin Mtns. Provincial Park at an approx. elevation of 2150m. N. Hewitt, July 28 2019.


Sources and additional resources:

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=Pedicularis%20bracteosa Accessed: 2020-05-24.

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