604. Sisyrinchium

(2216.) S. angustifolium, Mill.; Gray, Man., ed. VI., 515.

.References under S. mucronatum, Michx., Part IV., 25, belong here.

793. Muscari, Tour. (Grape-Hyacinth.)

(3186.) M. botryoides, Mill.; Gray, Man., ed. VI., 523.

Grand Trunk Railway track, between Hamilton and Dundas, May, 1888. (Mr. Galbraith.) Burlington, near Hamilton, Ont. (Burgess.) Evidently escaped from gardens.

611. Smilicina

(2291.) S. racemosa, Desf.; Macoun, Cat. IV, 31.

The specimens gathered on Vancouver Island in 1887, and referred doubtfully to S. amplexicaulis, belong here. Port Haney and other places in the Fritter Valley, B.C., 1889, 8. amplexicaulis not seen. (Macoun.)

(2290.) S.sessilifolia, Nutt.; Macoun, Cat. IV., 31.

Specimens collected in 1889, at Agassiz and Spence's Bridge, B.C., have the flexiious stem and distichous leaves of this species. They are quite distinct from S. stellata, of the Rocky Mountains and eastward. (Macoun.)

619. Erythronium

(2323.) E. grandiflorum, var. (?) albiflorum, Hook.; Macoun, Cat. IV., 41.

Common in rich woods along the Hastings and New Westminster Road at Burnaby Lake, B.C., 1889. (J. M. Macoun.)

Var. giganteum, Hook.; Macoun, Cat. IV., 42.

Very abundant at Sicamous, and in fine flower April 3rd, 1889; common on mountain slopes around Shuswap Lake, and on mountains in the Gold Range at Griffin Lake, B.C., 1889. Flowers very large and bright yellow. Quite distinct from the Coast and Vancouver Island form. (Macoun.)

623. Xerophyllum

(2328.) X. tenax, Nutt.; Macoun, Cat. IV., 43. On Toad Mountain, G000 feet, West Kootanie, B.C., 1889. (Dawson.)

794. Oakesia, Watson

(2335.) O. sessilifolia, Watson; Gray, Man., ed. VI., 528.

Uvularia sessilifolia, Linn.; Macoun, Cat. IV., 45.

Dr. Watson in the new manual makes the above new genus to include this and another species.

638. Luzula

(2389.) L. spadicea, DC; Macoun, Cat., IV., 65.

On the summit of Mount Queest, and on the mountains north pf Griffin Lake in the Gold Range, B.C. Alt. 6000 to 7000 feet. 1889. (Macoun.) This is the first record we have of the type in Canada. It is quite distinct from var. parviflora, the flowers being twice as large.

(2391.) L. vernalis, DC.; Gray, Man., ed. VI., 546.

L. pilosa, Willd.; Macoun, Cat., IV., 67. Changed in (Gray's new Manual. A very appropriate name.