Very abundant in the whole prairie region, and from the confines of the forest to Vancouver Island, and northward to Athabasca Lake. Sandy ground, London, Ont.; and Emerson, Man. (Burgess. Millman.) Moose Mountain Creek, Assiniboia. (J. M. Macoun.) Brandon, Man. (Prof. Fowler.) Cypress Hills, Red Deer Lakes, and throughout the whole Saskatchewan country to Peace River; also from Brandon westward by Calgary through the Rocky Mountains to Castle Mountain. (Macoun.) Emerson to the Rocky Mountains, on the 49th parallel; North Fork of Old Man River, Rocky Mountains; also Eliguck Lake, B.C. (Dawson.) Abundant in northern British Columbia to lat. 54°; common in many localities, Vancouver Island. (Macoun.) Mount Finlayson, Vancouver Island. (Fletcher.) Lake Winnipeg, and Red River to the Rocky Mountains. (Hooker, Fl.) Red River, Man., 1827. (Douglas.)
Var. gracilis. Gray, Man. Ed. V., 625.
Oak Bay, and Nanaimo, Vancouver Island; rather common. (Macoun.)
Var. major, Vasey. (MS.) N. Var.
A very fine variety, strikingly like large specimens of Eatonia obtu-sata. Cedar Hill, and Goldstream, Vancouver Island. (Macoun.)