Here's Leptarrhena pyrolifolia in the wet meadows below Panorama Ridge, Banff N.P., Alberta. We were too late (photos taken in mid-July and early August) for the flowers, but the red ovaries provide a lot of colour.
With Platanthera dilatata in flower and Trollius albiflorus in seed in this photo:
Yes, I've actually yet to see
Yes, I've actually yet to see them in flower but looking at photos, you may well be right!
The foliage looks great. Is
The foliage looks great. Is it thick and leathery?
I haven't actually felt the
I haven't actually felt the leaves (must do that) but they are described as being leathery and the common name in Flora of Alberta is leather-leaved saxifrage. The recent (I was going to say "new" then I checked the published date and saw 2013... how time flies) Alpine Plants of British Columbia, Alberta and Northwest North America by Pojar and MacKinnon includes the note, "This saxifrage is a great plant for rock gardens".
The colour of the seedpods is possibly better than the that of the flowers!