P. Haenkeanum, Presl, Rel. Haenk. I., 245. Jupiter River, Anticosti. (Macoun.) Summit of Mount Albert, Gaspé, Q. (Macoun. Porter.) Fort George, James Bay. (J. M. Macoun.) North shore of Lake Superior. (Agassiz.) Cypress Hills, and on elevated mountain pastures in the Rocky Mountains, and westward to the summit of the Selkirk Range. (Macoun.) Abundant on the Little Bow River, and Porcupine Hills; western summit of the North Koo-tanie Pass, Rocky Mountains; llgacho Lake, B.C.; Lake Lindeman, lat. 60°. (Dawson.) Cariboo Mountains, alt. 6,000 feet, and Skagit River, B.C. (Bowman.) Not rare on mountain slopes at Goldstream, and in mountain woods at Nanaimo, and Qualicum, Vancouver Island. (Macoun.) Sitka, and Ounalashka, Kotzebue Sound, and Island of St. Lawrence. (Rothr. Alask.) Summits of the Rocky Mountains. (Hooker, Fl.) Greenland. (Lange.)
(2755.) P. pratense, Linn.; Pursh, Fl. I., 65; Hook., Fl. II., 234.
This speeies is extensively cultivated in every part of Canada, and is found naturalized in all old clearings and around lumber camps and on the forest roads leading to them. It seems as much at home in Newfoundland as in Ontario and Vancouver Island.