Garry Oak Meadows are unique floral communities found in the rain shadow regions of the Pacific Northwest. In Canada, Garry oaks are the only native oak west of Manitoba and occur in British Columbia. In British Columbia, these ecosystems are found on southeastern Vancouver Island. These meadows come to life in the spring with a high diversity of flowering plants as seen below. These beautiful ecosystems are at risk in their small British Columbian range due factors such as urban encroachment and invasive plants.