Common name: Pink mountain heather

Family: Ericaceae

Information: This plant has needles and are evergreens, in which a pink flower grows out of. It is found across the ESSF and AT zone in heats, rocky areas, and areas that are moist (Pojar & MacKinnon 2014).

Photos: Growing near the top of a slop in the alpine zone of Manning Park, BC, ca. 1950 m. N Hewitt, July 8 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=Phyllodoce%20empetriformis. Accessed: 2020-05-12.

Check out Dept. of Forestry, UBC, Coastal Indicator Plants video for details about this species

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