ARCTIC Tundra
plants

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

Order Poales

Family Cyperaceae

Eriophorum, Cottongrass

Order Ranunculales

Family Ranunculaceae

Papaver, 'Poppy'.

Papaver, 'Poppy'.

Order Saxifragales

Family Crassulaceae 

Rhodiola rosea, 'Roseroot'.

Order Myrtales

Family Myrtaceae

Chamerion (Chamaenerion) latifolium, 'Fireweed'.

Order Caryophyllales

Family 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

Family Orobanchaceae

Euphrasia frigida, 'Eye-bright'

Order Asterales

Family Asteraceae

Tripleurospermum maritimum.

Family Campanulaceae

Campanula, 'Harebell'.


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