Prosotis extends to the Argentine; other characteristic genera are Oenothera, Godetia Collomia, Heliotropium and Eritrichium.
on islands of rock above the snow-line - they attain to an equality with the endemic forms. As examples of northern flowers which are characteristic of the snow-region, we may mention Silene acaulis, Eritrichium nanum and Arenaria ciliata.
Fairy Forget-me-not (Eritrichium) - E. nanum is an alpine gem, closely allied to the Forget-me-nots, which, however, it excels in intensity of azure-blue.
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