Saturday, July 21, 2012

Wildflowers aplenty in Interior Alaska

On a recent field trip I spotted numerous species of wildflowers in bloom. Here are just a few of the different flowers I spotted. All of these flowers were located within a two acre tract by the Tanana River








Shrubby Cinquefoil, also called Tundra Rose (Potentilla fruticosa)












Four-petalled Gentian (Gentianella propinqua)












Cow Parsnip  (Heracleum maximum also Heracleun Lanatum)











Arctic or Northern Goldenrod (Solidago multiradiata) 


 








Grass of Parnassus (Parnassia palustris)













Star Gentian (Swertia perennis)

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