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Pink Heather Growing Between Rocks
After the rockies, this plant doesn't show up much east. Classic geographical barrier.
Tags: alpine, flower
Species: Phyllodoce empetriformis (Pink Mountain-Heather)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2022 to 2005 > Banff Jasper Road Trip > Jasper > Pink Heather Growing Between Rocks

Claira In Some Small Lake
Claira In Some Small Lake
Tags: alpine, lake
People: Claira

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2022 to 2005 > June 2021 > Claira In Some Small Lake

Moss Campion Over Rock
Moss Campion Over Rock
Species: Silene acaulis (Moss Campion)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2022 to 2005 > Cathedral > Moss Campion Over Rock

Some Cinquefoil
My bad - turns out it's a species I've seen before, but always at the beach! This plant seems to like to live in the hardest places - rock, little soil, difficult conditions.
Tags: alpine, flower
Species: Potentilla villosa (villous cinquefoil)

John Harvey Photo > John's Overnight Page > Cathedral Road Trip > Some Cinquefoil

Walking Away
Walking Away
Tags: alpine, bird
Species: Lagopus leucurus (White-Tailed Ptarmigan)

John Harvey Photo > John's Overnight Page > Cathedral Road Trip > Walking Away

Glacial Remnant Reflected In Pond
Glacial Remnant Reflected In Pond
Tags: alpine, pond

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2022 to 2005 > July 2018 > Glacial Remnant Reflected In Pond

White Pasqueflower In Sun
White Pasqueflower In Sun
Tags: alpine, plant
Species: Pulsatilla occidentalis (White Pasqueflower)

John Harvey Photo > John Harvey Photo - Camping > Manning Camping > White Pasqueflower In Sun

Field Of Cotton Grass
Field Of Cotton Grass
Species: Eriophorum angustifolium (narrowleaf cottonsedge, tall cotton-grass)

John Harvey Photo > John Harvey Photo - Camping > Manning Camping > Field Of Cotton Grass

Paintbrush And Lupine
I really like bright colours so this was a natural photo for me.
Species: Castilleja miniata (Giant Red Indian Paintbrush), Lupinus arcticus (Arctic Lupine)

John Harvey Photo > Flowers in Manning Park > Paintbrush And Lupine

Western Anemone - Anemone occidentalis
These flowers have a number of other names - hippie hair, dishmop and mouse-on-a-stick.
Tags: alpine, plant
Species: Pulsatilla occidentalis (White Pasqueflower)

John Harvey Photo > Flowers in Manning Park > Western Anemone - Anemone occidentalis

Stika Valerian - Valeriana stichensis
This was is hard to identify because I didn't include any pictures of the leaves.
Tags: alpine, flower
Species: Valeriana sitchensis (Sitka valerian)

John Harvey Photo > Flowers in Manning Park > Stika Valerian - Valeriana stichensis

Suksdorf's silene, Cascade catchfly (Silene suksdorfii)
There aren't fully blooming yet. I like the combination of white and purple. (Thanks Joe for the correct identification).
Tags: alpine, flower
Species: Silene suksdorfii (Suksdorf's silene, Cascade catchfly)

John Harvey Photo > Flowers in Manning Park > Suksdorf's silene, Cascade catchfly (Silene suksdorfii)

Lance-Leaved Stonecrop
I quite like stonecrops - they seem like such a robust plant and grow in a variety of locations.
Tags: alpine, flower
Species: Sedum lanceolatum (Lance-leaf Stonecrop)

John Harvey Photo > Flowers in Manning Park > Lance-Leaved Stonecrop

Pink Mountain-Heather - Phyllodoce empetriformis
I like these little pink flowers.
Tags: alpine, flower
Species: Phyllodoce empetriformis (Pink Mountain-Heather)

John Harvey Photo > Flowers in Manning Park > Pink Mountain-Heather - Phyllodoce empetriformis

Spreading Phlox - Phlox diffusa
Spreading Phlox - Phlox diffusa - these plants were near the trail, I'm glad they weren't stepped on.
Tags: alpine, flower
Species: Phlox diffusa (Spreading Phlox)

John Harvey Photo > Flowers in Manning Park > Spreading Phlox - Phlox diffusa

Walking On Alpine Boardwalk
Walking On Alpine Boardwalk
People: Claira, Helen, Nara

John Harvey Photo > John Harvey Photo - Camping > Miracle Beach Camping > Walking On Alpine Boardwalk

Marmot Portrait
Marmot Portrait
Tags: alpine
Species: Marmota caligata (Hoary Marmot)

John Harvey Photo > John's Overnight Page > Whistler August Long Weekend > Marmot Portrait

Best Picnic Table Award
Best Picnic Table Award
John Harvey Photo > John Harvey Photo - Hiking > Elfin Lakes Digital > Best Picnic Table Award

White Tailed Ptarmigan From Three Quarters
White Tailed Ptarmigan From Three Quarters
Tags: alpine, bird
Species: Lagopus leucurus (White-Tailed Ptarmigan)

John Harvey Photo > John Harvey Photo - Hiking > A Second Attempt on Mt Cheam > White Tailed Ptarmigan From Three Quarters

Marsh Marigolds In Grasses
I believe this is Marsh Marigold - Caltha biflora. This plant seems to love the water - I only found it in very boggy bits where snow pack or a small stream kept the ground saturated.
Species: Caltha leptosepala (White Marsh Marigold)

John Harvey Photo > A Weekend in Comox > Marsh Marigolds In Grasses

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