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Click here for a simplified description of the Rocky Mountain flouristic subzones: (click to alpine page)

Illustrated on this page are wildflowers that grow in the southern part of the Rocky Mountains, from Banff to Waterton National Park.  The species illustrated is not comprehensive. The intent is to illustrate only a few of the many species that occur in the Rocky Mountains.

Although focusing on the Alpine and Subalpine subzones, wildflowers illustrated on these pages may occur in several subzones.

 

Wildflower Common Name

Wildflower Scientific Name

Thumbnail Image

Montane

Subalpine

Alpine

Alpine bistort

Polygonum viviparum

Alpine bistort, copyright 2007 Andy Fyon.

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Creeping beardtongue

Penstemon ellipticus

Creeping beardtongue, Penstemon ellipticus, copyright 2006 Andy Fyon.

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Cushion buckwheat

Eriogonum ovalifolium

Cushion buckwheat, copyright 2007 Andy Fyon

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Elephant's head lousewort

Pedicularis groenlandica

Elephanthead lousewort, Pedicularis groenlandica, copyright 2007 Andy Fyon.

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Golden fleabane

Erigeron aureus

Golden fleabane, copyright 2007 Andy Fyon, www.ontariowildflower.com

 

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Moss Campion

Silene acaulis

Moss campion, copyright 2007 Andy Fyon, www.ontariowildflower.com

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Mountain Goldenrod

Solidago multiradiata

Mountain goldenrod, copyright 2007 Andy Fyon, www.ontariowildflower.com

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Northern shootingstar

Dodecatheon frigidum

Northern shootingstar, copyright 2007 Andy Fyon, www.ontariowildflower.com

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Pale paintbrush

Castilleja caudata

Northern paintbrush, copyright 2007 Andy Fyon, www.ontariowildflower.com

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Parry's Townsendia

Townsendia parryi

Parry's Townsendia, copyright 2007 Andy Fyon, www.ontariowildflower.com

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Partridgefoot

Luetkea pectinata

Ppartridgefoot, Luetkea pectinata, alberta, copyright 2007 Andy Fyon

 

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Rock jasmine

Androsace chamaejasme

Rock Jasmine thumbnail, copyright 2007 Andy Fyon

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Showy jacob's ladder

Polemonium pulcherrimum

Showy Jacob's Ladder thumbnail, Polemonium pulcherrimum, copyright 2007 Andy Fyon.

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Sicklepod Rockcress

Arabis sparsiflora

Sicklepod rockcress, copyright 2008 Andy Fyon, www.ontariowildflower.com

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Silky Scorpionweed

Phacelia sericea

Silky scorpionweed, copyright 2007 Andy Fyon, www.ontariowildflower.com

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Wedge-leaf saxifrage

Saxifraga adscendens

 Wedge-leaf saxifrage, Saxifraga  adscendens, Copyright 2006, Andy Fyon.

 

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White mountain aven

Dryas octopetala

 White Mountain Aven, Dryas octopetala, Copyright 2007 Andy Fyon, www.ontariowildflower.com

 

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Yellow-flowered False Dandelion

Agoseris glauca

Yellow-flowered false dandelion, copyright 2008 Andy Fyon, www.ontariowildflower.com

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Yukon beardtongue or Gorman's Penstemon

Penstemon gormanii

 Gorman's Beardtongue, copyright 2007 Andy Fyon, www.ontariowildflower.com

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