S. distortus, Michx., Fl. I., 200. Hook., Fl. II., 173.
In cool ravines and deep shade, along mountain brooks; not common anywhere, but extending across the continent to Vancouver Island. Labrador. (Butlet.) Windsor and Pictou, N.S. (Sommers, Cat.)
Shady ravines at Truro and Pirate's Cove, N.S.; also in a ravine at Whycocogmah, Cape Breton. (Macoun.) Kent and Northumberland Co's.; Campbellton; Lancaster; rather common at Salmon River, Tobique, and Bald Mountains, N.B. (Fowler, Cat.) Common on Anti-costi and along the Gasps' coast, and on the slopes of Mount Albert, Q. (Macoun.) Mingan Islands, and Island of Orleans, St. Lawrence River. (St. Cyr.) Rivière du Loup, Q. (Thomas.) In great abundance in moist places in woods, Argenteuil Co., Q. (D'Urban) Damp woods, Nipigon, Pic and Current rivers, Lake Superior. (Macoun.) Grand Marais, Lake Superior, and up the Michipicotin River, north of the lake. (R. Bell.) Hilton, near Wiarton, Ont. (J. Bell.) Porcupine Mountain, Man. (Macoun.) Lake Mistassini, N.E.T. (J. M. Macoun.) South Kootanie Pass and Michel Creek, Rocky Mountains. (Dawson.) Common in wet thickets from Morley westward through the Rocky, and Selkirk mountains; not uncommon along mountain streams at Goldstream, Nanaimo, and Qualicum, Vancouver Island. (Macoun.) Yale, and in the mountains at Spence's Bridge, B. C. (Fletcher.) Fort Wrangel, Sitka. (Meehan.) Sitka and Ounalashka. (Rothr. Alask.) From Newfoundland and Hudson Bay to the Rocky Mountains, and thence to the Columbia and north to Fort McLaughlin and Sitka. (Hooker, Fl.) Greenland. (Lange.)
(2288.) S. roseus, Michx., Fl. I., 201; Pursh, Fl. I., 232; Hook., Fl. II., 173.
Abundant in drier woods than the preceding, but scarce on the Pacific slope. Labrador. (Butler.) Windsor, Halifax, Pictou and Canso, Guysboro Co., N.S. (Sommers, Cat.) Very common in the northern counties; also in St. John and King's Co's., N.B. (Fowler, Cat.) Campbellton, N.B. (Chalmers.) In woods at Truro and Annapolis, N.S.; also at Salt Lake, Anticosti, and common in woods along the Gaspé coast. (Macoun.) Glenelg, Guysboro Co., N.S. (Faribault). Anticosti and at Ouatchechou, Q. (St. Cyr.) Woods at Rivière du Loup, Q. (Thomas.) Abundant in rocky woods, Argenteuil Co., Q. (D' Urban.) Ottawa. (Fletcher, Fl. Ott.) Common around Prescott, Ont. (Billings.) Kemptville, Ont. (Porter.) Common in low rich woods throughout central Ontario. (Macoun.) Vicinity of Hamilton, Ont. (Logie.) Rich woods, Parry Sound, Georgian Bay. (Burgess.) Owen Sound and Hilton, Ont. (J. Bell.) Opposite Gros Cap, Lake Superior, and up the Michipicotin River, north of the lake. (B. Bell.) Woods up the Kaministiqua and Dawson road, Port Arthur; also in woods, Nipigon River, Lake Superior. (Macoun.) Lake Mistassini, N.E.T. (J. M. Macoun.) South Kootanie Pass, Rocky Mountains, and on the Skagit River, B.C.
(Dawson.) Not observed in the Rocky Mountains, but detected in Beaver Creek valley, near the Selkirk summit. (Macoun.) Goose Creek Mountains, five miles from Keithly, Cariboo, B.C.; 5,800 feet alt. (Bowman.) Lake Lindeman, lat. 60°. (Schwatka.) From Lake Huron to the Saskatchewan, and on the North West coast from the Columbia to lat. 58°. (Hooker, Fl.)