ARCTIC Tundra
Plants

The flowers of the Arctic Tundra provide colour to a barren landscape...


Order Poales

Cyperaceae

Eriophorum, Cottongrass


Order Ranunculales

Ranunculaceae

Papaver, 'Poppy'.

Papaver, 'Poppy'.


Order Saxifragales

Crassulaceae 

Rhodiola rosea, 'Roseroot'.


Order Myrtales

Family Myrtaceae

Chamerion (Chamaenerion) latifolium, 'Fireweed'.


Order Caryophyllales

Caryophyllaceae

Stellaria, 'Chickweed'.

Cerastium alpinum‘Alpine Mouseweed’

Silene acaulis, 'Moss Campion'.

Honckenya peploides, 'Sea Purslane'


Order Ericales

Family Ericaceae

Vaccinium vitis-idaea, ‘Lingonberry’.


Order Lamiales

Orobanchaceae

Euphrasia frigida, 'Eye-bright'


Order Asterales

Asteraceae

Tripleurospermum maritimum.


Family Campanulaceae

Campanula, 'Harebell'.


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