Plants in the Foothill section occur from Calgary west to the Rockies and east of Calgary in the Cypress Hills. Plants in the Prairie section occur east of Calgary in southern Alberta. Because many plants overlap the sections, we recommend using the search engine to see where images of plants can be found in more than one section.
Robert Bielesch has a large collection of photos that include a complete plant cycle from flowering to fruiting stages as well as leaf characteristics for many plants. If interested in a particular plant for such photos, please contact him at email@example.com.
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Craighead, J., Craighead, F. C., and Davis, R. J., 1998, A Field Guide to Rocky Mountain Wildflowers: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, Massachusetts, 361 p.
Kavanagh, J., Nature Alberta: Lone Pine Publishing, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Kershaw, L., 2003, Alberta Wayside Wildflowers: Lone Pine Publishing, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 160 p.
Kershaw, L., Gould, J., Johnson, D., and Lancaster, J., 2001, Rare Vascular Plants of Alberta: University of Alberta Press, Alberta, Canada, 484 p.
Kershaw L., MacKinnon, A., and Pojar, J., 1998, Plants of the Rocky Mountains: Lone Pine Publishing, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 384 p.
Patton, B., 1982, Parkways of the Canadian Rockies, an Interpretive Guide to Banff, Jasper, Kootenay and Yoho Parks: Summerthought, Banff, Canada, 154 p.
Phillips, H. W., 2001, Northern Rocky Mountain Wildflowers: The Globe Pequot Press, Guilford, Connecticut, 284 p.
Royer, F., and Dickinson, R., 1999, Weeds of Canada and the Northern United States: Lone Pine Publishing, Edmonton, 434 p.
Scotter, G. W. and Flygare, H., 1986, Wildflowers of the Canadian Rockies: Hurtig Publishers, Edmonton, 170 p.
Shaw, R. J., and On, D., 2003, Plants of Waterton-Glacier National Parks and the Northern Rockies: Montain Press Publishing Company, Missoula, Montana, 160 p.
Shiemann, D. A., 2005, Wildflowers of Montana: Montana Press Publishing, Missoula, Montana, 305 p.
Spellenberg, R., 2001, National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers, Western Region: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, New York, 896 p.
Strickler, D., 1986, Prairie Wildflowers: The Flower Press, Columbia Falls, Montana, 80 p.
Vance, F. R., Jowsey, J. R., and McLean, J. S., 1999, Wildflowers Across the Prairies: Western Producer Prairie Books, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 382 p.
Wilkinson, K., 1999, Wildflowers of Alberta, A Guide to Common Wildflowers and Other Herbaceous Plants: Lone Pine Publishing, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 364 p.
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