More fabulous plants!

From an email by Jocie to the Botany Group on May 25.

Here are a few examples of our amazing local flora, courtesy of John B., with some habitat notes [click a photo to enlarge it]:

  1. Small-flowered woodland star (Lithophragma parviflorum): meadows, bluffs
  1. Pink twink (Microsteris gracilis): gravelly/sandy
  1. Yellow sand verbena (Abronia latifolia): dunes, sandy upper beach
  1. Pale spring-beauty (Claytonia exigua): dunes, sandy upper beach
  1. Changing forget-me-not (Myosotis discolor): introduced, but has pretty 2-toned flowers
  1. Deltoid balsamroot (Balsamorhiza deltoidea): sparse at Oyster Bay and Campbell River estuary; red-listed (imperiled) in BC
  1. Paintbrush (Castilleja sp., maybe C. miniata or one of them-there paintbrushes): lots of different habitats, often on bluffs
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