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Type: Journal Article

Title: Alpine plants of phytogeographic interest on northwestern Vancouver Island

Date: 1984

Author(s): R. T. Ogilvie; A. Ceska

Journal Name: Canadian Journal of Botany

Volume: 62

Number: 11

Pages: 2356-2362

Description: Forty-four alpine taxa of phytogeographic interest are reported for seven mountain peaks on northwestern Vancouver Island, and their distribution is discussed. These taxa include two of the Queen Charlotte Islands endemics, two of the Olympic Peninsula endemics, one new record for North America, five new records for Vancouver Island, and a number of disjuncts. The relation of the alpine flora of the Vancouver Island ranges to other mountain systems and phytogeographic evidence for nonglaciated refugia on Vancouver Island are discussed.

Physical Description: 8-page article

Office: Clayoquot Biosphere Trust

Document Location: CBT Library - Filing Cabinet

Document Identifier: TERp/OGI

Use Constraints: Office Use Only

Geographic-specific: Mt. St. Patrick, Merry Widow Mtn., Snowsaddle Mt., Mt. Karmutzen, Mt. Zeballos, Lime Ridge

Geographic-general: Vancouver Island

Format: Print

Language: English