Common name: White-flowered rhododendron

Family: Ericaceae

Information: The white-flowered rohodendron is found in moist coniferous forests, wet glades, and along streams. It can also be found in dry, well-drained sites.  It occurs at subalpine elevations (Pojar & MacKinnon 2014).

Photo: On the trail through the montane forest in South Chilcotin Mtns Provincial Park at an approx. elevation of 1600m. N. Hewitt-S. Wood, 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=Rhododendron%20albiflorum. Accessed: 2020-05-12.

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

Other species information: UBC Dept of Forestry Coastal Indicator Plants of BC videos at: https://youtu.be/vLbMFxD43q8