Learn about the Plants of British Columbia

Aspen Poplar
Common name: Aspen Poplar
Scientfic name: Populus tremuloides
Also known as: trembling aspen

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Bearberry
Common name: Bearberry
Scientfic name: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Also known as: kinnikinnick

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Bunchberry
Common name: Bunchberry
Scientfic name: Cornus canadensis
Also known as: crackerberry, dwarf cornel

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Common Purple Lilac
Common name: Common Purple Lilac
Scientfic name: Syringa vulgaris

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Dandelion
Common name: Dandelion
Scientfic name: Taraxacum officinale

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Labrador tea
Common name: Labrador tea
Scientfic name: Rhododendron groenlandicum
Also known as: Ledum groenlandicum

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Larch
Common name: Larch
Scientfic name: Larix laricina
Also known as: tamarack, hackmatack

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Lodgepole pine
Common name: Lodgepole pine
Scientfic name: Pinus contorta
Also known as: shore pine (coastal)

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Mountain Avens
Common name: Mountain Avens
Scientfic name: Dryas integrifolia/octopetala
Also known as: arctic and alpine dryad, white mountain avens

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Purple Saxifrage
Common name: Purple Saxifrage
Scientfic name: Saxifraga oppositifolia
Also known as: french knot moss

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Purple Saxifrage
Common name: Queen’s Cup
Scientfic name: Clintonia uniflora
Also known as: bride’s bonnet

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Purple Saxifrage
Common name: Sagebrush Buttercup
Scientfic name: Ranunculus glaberrimus

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Saskatoon
Common name: Saskatoon
Scientfic name: Amelanchier
Also known as: serviceberry, june-berry

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Twinflower
Common name: Twinflower
Scientfic name: Linnaea borealis

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Twinflower
Common name: Wild Strawberry
Scientfic name: Fragaria virginiana/vesca

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