Western Trillium
Trillium ovatum
Perennial plant. To 45cm tall. 3 to 5
triangular-oval leaves to 18cm long.Showy
white flowers turning purple with age. Moist
to wet woodlands, streambanks in mainly
shaded areas.


Field Chickweed
Cerastium arvense
Perennial, tufted or clumped, stems trailing to
ascending, 5-50cm long. Leaves opposite 1-3cm
long. White flowers on hairy stalks, 5 petals
deeply notched at tip. Dry ground, rocky slopes,
meadows and bluffs.


Cornus canadensis
A perennial low trailing plant 5 to 25 cm tall.
.The leaves are short stalked forming a terminal
whorl of 4-7 .The flowers are small and greenish
white. Surrounded by 4 white bracts.Moist forests and
forest openings, often growing on tree trunks and logs.


White Marsh Marigold
Caltha leptosepala
A perennial flower growing to 40 cm. The leaves
are mostly basal and as wide as they are long.
They are round to kidney shaped’ The flowers are
showy white, normally two to a stem. High elevations
in bogs, fens, wet forests.


Vanilla Leaf
Achlys triphylla
Perennial. Spreading widely by slender rhizomes.
Sends up single leaves along the rhizomes. Leaves
are 10 to 30cm, all basal. Flowers, white, small, lacking
sepals and petals. Usually found in shady forests.


Buck Bean
Menyanthes trifoliata
Perennial. Aquatic to semi aquatic plant.
Leaves, alternate, crowded near base of flowering stem.
Flowers are white usually tinged with pink.
Surface of petals have long hairs.
Bogs and fens, marshes and ponds.


Fools Onion
Brodiaea hyacinthina
Perennial to 70cm tall. Leaves are grass like
and are present when in flower. Flowers are mostly
white with a greenish vein and bell shaped in clusters.
Open grassy areas at low elevations to
mountain meadows.


Queen Ann's Lace
Daucus carota
Biennial from bitter taproot. Stem singly
20-120cm tall. Fern like leaves and lacy
5-15cm long. Flowers are white or yellowish,
central one of the umbel commonly pink or
purple. Found in pastures, clearings, roadsides.



Petasites palmatus
Perennial with numerous stems to 50cm tall. Leaves
are deeply divided and mainly basal. Stem leaves
reduced to bracts. Flowers are creamy white with
many heads on often woolly stems. Wet forests,
clearings, moist roadsides.


Deer Cabbage
Fauria crista-galli
Perennial plant, its flowering stems leafless.Leaves.
Kidney to heart shape and all basal.Wider than they
are long. The petals are fused at the base the lobes
have wavy flanges.Enjoys bogs and swamps,
wet meadows and seepage areas in forests.


Death Camas
Zygadenus venonosus
Perennial from oval bulbs. Stems to 60cm tall.
Creamy white flowers are bell shaped with
green glands at the base of the petals.Many in
compact terminal cluster.Open forest,
damp meadows and grassy slopes.


Sitka Valerian
Valeriana sitchensis
Perennial. Stems are leafy, square in cross
section, succulent, 30-120cm tall. Large l
eaves are stalked and divided into 3-7 coarsely
toothed leaflets. White-pale pink flowers
in dense cluster. Moist meadows.


Seaside Rein Orchid
Platanthera greenei
A perennial from fibrous roots with erect stems to
80 cm tall Leaves are in basal pairs and soon wither
as it flowers late spring to summer. Flowers, white,
sweet smelling with a long spur to 2 cm.
Low elevations in grassy areas and rocky slopes.


False Solomon's Seal
Smilacina racemosa
Perennial plant to 1m tall. Often in clumps.
 Leaves are broad, elliptical, 7-20cm long alternating
along stem.White flowers and red fruits, sometimes
dotted with purple. Moist forests, streambanks,
meadows, subalpine.


White Rhododendron
Rhododendron albiflorum
Erect, slender, branched 1 to 2.5m tall.
Leaves, deciduous, clusters along branch especially
at tip, yellowish green. White to creamy flowers
cup shaped. Common at most subalpine elevations.


White Campion
Silene alba
Perennial plant also called Lychnis alba.
Leaves are stalkless, opposite and egg to
lance shaped.Flowers are white and have male
and female on separate plants.Introduced plant
in fields and waste places.


Woodland Star
Lithophragma parviflorum
Perennial.  Stems 10-40cm tall. Hairy, usually
purplish towards the top with three leaves.
Flowers white to pink, petals 5-10mm, usually
deeply lobed at the tip. Dry open grassy
slopes, coastal bluffs.



Fendler's Waterleaf
Hydrophyllum fendleri


Queens Cup
Clintonia uniflora
Perennial from creeping rhizomes to 15cm tall.
Leaves, 2 or 3 are shiny and slightly fleshy. 15
to 25cm long. Flowers are large, white, and
usually one on a solitary stalk. Moist forests
open clearings.


Gaultheria shallon
Perennial creeping to erect shrub, spreads by
layering.Leavesare evergreen and leathery and
finely toothed.Flowers are urn shaped and white
to pinkish, the stalks bend downwards.Rocky bluffs,
coniferous forests from low to medium elevations.


Saskatoon Berry
Amelanckier alnifolia
Shrub to over 5m high. Leaves. Deciduous and
round to oval. Flowers are showy, white and in
leafy clusters Shorelines, meadows, thickets
and forest open areas.


Cow Parsnip
Heracleum lanatum
Perennial, stems singly, hollow 1-3m tall. Large
leaves stalked and compound, divided into 3
and palmately lobed. Flowers small, white,
numerous in umbrella cluster. Found at
roadsides, meadows and thickets.


Olympic Moutain Aster
Aster paucicapitarus
Perennial plant to 60cm tall. Leaves are small,
4cm long and glandular hairy.
Flowers are white ray flowers
Meadows and rocky slopes to high elevations.


Saskatoon Berry
Amelanckier alnifolia
Shrub to over 5m high. Leaves. Deciduous and
round to oval. Flowers are showy, white and in
leafy clusters Shorelines, meadows, thickets
and forest open areas.


Trollius laxus


Aruncus sylvester
A perennial plant from creeping rhizomes to
2m tall. Several stems. Large leaves that become
smaller higher up the plant. Three times compound.
The white flowers are very tiny. Male and female
flowers on separate plants. Grows in roadsides
and edges of forests and streams.