Botanical Information

Campanula rotundifolia photo by Michael Wigle

Use the menu below to access our introductory pages on the botany of BC. Learn about the plant geography of BC, invasive species, and the vegetation and flora of the province.


Search for Species Pages

E-Flora BC is a biogeographic atlas of the vascular plants, bryophytes, lichens, algae, fungi and slime molds of British Columbia. Use the search features below to access our species pages. View a sample page.


(Search by family, genus or species, including common names.)

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Search for incoming/non-established vascular species.


Browse a scrolling list of species, genera, families.
Red-listed species Blue-listed species
Invasive, noxious and problem vascular plants of BC
Access the complete list of non-established species of BC
Species excluded from the BC vascular flora (PDF)

Advanced Search

Use Advanced Search to call up sub groups of species such as alien species, fungi, lichens, carnivorous plants, orchids, or trees of BC.

Section Editors

Michael Beug: Ian Gibson:  Fungi

Jamie Fenneman: Vascular Plants

Michael Hawkes:  Algae

Steven Joya:  Bryophytes


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New Search Feature and Vascular Plant Species ID Tool

This new search and ID tool is in development. Use it to search for species by landform type, moisture regime, plant morphology and more.

Comprehensive Search

Search all three of our interlinked biodiversity sites (E-Flora BC, E-Fauna BC, and the Biodiversity of BC) using the Comprehensive Search feature below. Search for people, substrates, species and more.

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Photo Information

Erythronium grandiflorum ssp. grandiflorum photo by Dave Ingram

Visit our photo gallery to browse through more than 26,000 photos of vascular plants, fungi, mosses and more.

Photo Gallery

Visit our photography page and learn about photos on E-Flora BC. Read our FAQs on photo use and photo submissions.

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