Pink Mountain's

Rare and Endangered Species

Parnassius eversmanni pinkensis female 4 resized drop

Parnassius eversmanni SSP pinkensis


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To find out more about our efforts to make Pink Mountain an Ecological Reserve, please contact Ron Long for more information:

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Latest News

Ron Long has just returned from a two week expedition to Pink Mountain, where he was able to photograph, catalog and map the positions of plant species on the summit plateau. Ron describes the wildflowers this year as being "spectacular".


  Rarely Seen Plants

There are over 200 species of flowering plants on Pink Mountain and few can be considered common in British Columbia. Eleven species are red or blue listed, meaning they are severely endangered, and many others, while not rare, are rarely seen. They occur in remote habitats that are difficult to access and so they remain hidden – except on Pink Mountain. With road access and easy walking on the summit Pink Mountain provides an unmatched opportunity for arctic/alpine research and an opportunity for anyone with a serious interest to enjoy the plants.


Rarely seen in BC the following can be found on Pink Mountain.

                 Saxifraga cernua


                 Pedicularis sudetica

                 Saxifraga oppositifolia


                  Saxifraga nivalis


                  Saxifraga adscendens 700


                   Labrador Tea




                   Pedicularis oederi


                   Pedicularis capitata 2

                   Pedicularis labrodorica

                  Corydalis pauciflora

 Taraxicum ceratophorum 







  19Papaver-radicatum 33 





                   Saxifraga flegellaris

                   Pyrola grandiflora

                   Pedicularis langsdorfii

                   Pedicularis lanata

                   parnasia kotzbuei

                   Campanula lasiocarpa








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