BC Scenery Photo Tour
BC's Provincial Flower, Flag and Coat of Arms

map of Canada - British Columbia
Map of Canada - featuring British Columbia
Illustrator:   Leanne Guenther using the Map of Canada coloring page


Photo:  BC's Provincial Flag

This photo shows the provincial flag of British Columbia.  

The British Columbia provincial flag was adopted in 1960.  It depicts the Union Jack on the top.  The bottom shows blue and white wavy lines topped by a setting sun.  The lines represent the Pacific Ocean (BC's West coast) and the Rocky Mountains (BC's Eastern border)

British Columbia's flag
BC's provincial flag
Photographer:  tuchodi, license:  CC BY 2.0

British Columbia flag worksheet

Photo:  BC provincial flower - Pacific Dogwood

The Pacific dogwood was declared British Columbia's provincial flower in 1956.  It grows in the Western part of the province, mainly near streams.

pacific dogwood - BC provincial flower
BC Provincial Flower: Pacific Dogwood
Photographer:  Cynthia Cheney, license:  CC BY-ND 2.0

Photo:  BC Shield of Arms - Centennial Flame

BC Shield of Arms - Photo by Leanne Guenther
© Leanne Guenther, used with permission