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 an online biogeographic atlas of the flora (vascular plants, bryophytes, lichens, and algae), fungi and slime molds of British Columbia. It includes a significant citizen science data component.  Use the search features below to access our species pages. Note that  the dots on our maps represent voucher collections and voucher photographs only. View a sample Atlas page.


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

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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 2021 (PDF)

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Contact the photographers directly for permissions for photo use.  Use the little envelope located below each photo in the photo gallery to email them directly.




Use our search and ID tool to find species by landform type, moisture regime, morphology and more.

Use our Comprehensive Search Feature (located below) to search all three of our inter-related sites: E-Fauna BC, E-Flora BC and the Biodiversity of BC. Search for wildlife species, habitats, photographers and more.

All content on E-Flora BC is covered by Canadian Copyright Law
Please note: for photographs submitted to the site, adherence to copyright law is the responsibility of the photographer. 

Photo Information

Erythronium grandiflorum ssp. grandiflorum photo by Dave Ingram

Visit our photo gallery to browse through more than 32,000 photos of vascular plants, fungi, mosses and more.

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Aspen photo by Brian Klinkenberg

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