The next to bloom at Manzanita park
Ourisia growing in subalpine herbfield ; severely damaged by browsing
Ourisia sessilifolia; growing in subalpine herbfield with unidentified Myosotis
Ourisia sessilifolia growing in subalpine herbfield with Geum uniflorum
Ourisia spathulata; growing in subalpine herbfield
This is the photo that appears in 'Above the Treeline' illustrating that species so I hope the identification is correct
Lamiales is an order in the asterid group of dicotyledonous flowering plants. It includes approximately 24,000species divided into about 20 families. Well-known or economically important members of this order include lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, the ash tree, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, and a number of table herbs such as mint, basil, and rosemary.