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List down examples of Flora (Banff National Park) Canada?

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago
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    The Montane Zone:

    “. . . Examples include Prairie Crocus, Common Harebell, Western Wood Lily, Shooting Start, Three-Flowered Avens, Starflowered Solomon’s Seal, Wild Gaillardia (Brown-Eyed Susan), Yellow Lady’s Slipper, Common Butterwort, Elephanthead, and Early Blue Violet.”

    The Subalpine Zone:

    “. . . On the shady forest floor you will come across such wildflowers as Bunchberry, Twinflower, Bronze Bells, Single Delight (One-Flowered Wintergreen), Labrador Tea, and White-Flowered Rhododendron. Tall colourful flowers, such as Sitka Valerian, Fleabanes, and Triangular-Leaved Ragworts, grace treeline glades.”

    The Alpine Zone:

    “. . . Among them are Moss Campion, Purple Saxifrage, Glacier Lily, Alpine Speedwell, Alpine Forget-Me-Not, Western Anemone, White Mountain Avens, Mountain Sorrel, Silky Phacelia, and three different Heathers.”

    Wildflowers Growing Across Zones:

    “. . . Examples include Wild Rose (Alberta’s floral emblem), Indian Paintbrush, Rock Jasmine, Wild Strawberry, Fireweed, Shrubby Cinquefoil, Yellow Columbine, Heart-Leaved Arnica, Fringed Grass-of-Parnassus, Yellow Hedysarum, Common Harebell, Spotted Saxifrage, Stonecrop, Bearberry, Mountain Fireweed (River Beauty), Common Yarrow, and Northern Bedstraw.”

    http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/ab/banff/natcul/Anim...

    Ecoregions:

    “. . . Lodgepole Pine forests dominate the montane region of Banff, with Englemann Spruce, Willow, Aspen, occasional Douglas Fir and a few Douglas Maple interspersed. Englemann Spruce are more common in the subalpine regions of Banff, with some areas of Lodgepole Pine, and subalpine Fir. [34] . . .”

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banff_National_Park

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