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Alaska Wildflowers

The flower of yellow marsh saxifrage (Saxifraga hirculus) with 5 yellow petals and orange proximal spots.
Yellow Marsh Saxifrage – Saxifraga hirculus

Yellow marsh saxifrage (Saxifraga hirculus) is a yellow flowering perennial forb/herb that lives in wet soils in arctic-alpine habitats. It's often identified...

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The yellow-petaled flowers of the snow buttercup (Ranunculus nivalis) in Denali National Park in Alaska.
Snow Buttercup – Ranunculus nivalis

Ranunculus nivalis, known as the Snow Buttercup, flourishes in cold, alpine regions from Canada to Siberia. Its vibrant yellow petals brighten scree...

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Drummond’s mountain avens – Dryas drummondii
Drummond’s mountain avens – Dryas drummondii

Drummond's Mountain Avens, or Dryas drummondii, is a small yellow-flowering shrub and herb that grows from a wooden base. It is a...

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Field locoweed – Oxytropis campestris
Field locoweed – Oxytropis campestris

Field locoweed (Oxytropis campestris) also frequently known as yellow oxytrope, is a white-to-yellow flowering plant frequently growing in gravelly or rocky terrain...

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Arctic yellow violet – Viola biflora
Arctic yellow violet – Viola biflora

Viola biflora, commonly known as Arctic yellow violet is a small, yellow-flowering plant with purple veins that lives in Alaska, western Canada,...

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Little yellow rattle –
Little yellow rattle – Rhinanthus minor

Rhinanthus minor, commonly known as Little Yellow Rattle is a yellow-flowering, hemiparasitic, plant with distribution across various habitats, and its nuanced role...

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Yellowstone draba – Draba incerta
Yellowstone draba – Draba incerta

Detailed information about Yellowstone draba (Draba incerta), a tufted perennial herb from North America. Learn about its unique features, historical uses, potential...


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Butter and eggs – Linaria vulgaris
Butter and eggs – Linaria vulgaris

Butter and eggs, or toadflax is a yellow and white flowering, snap-dragon like plant that is native to Europe and parts of...

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Oneflower cinquefoil – Potentilla uniflora
Oneflower cinquefoil – Potentilla uniflora

The oneflower cinquefoil (Potentilla uniflora) is a yellow-flowering perennial herb that grows in gravelly soils and tundra and is covered in silky...

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Marsh fleabane
Marsh fleabane

The marsh fleabane (Tephroseris palustris), also known as the mastodon flower is a yellow flowering annual or biennial that grows in wet...

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Purple-haired groundsel – Tephroseris frigida
Purple-haired groundsel – Tephroseris frigida

Purple-haired groundsel (Tephroseris frigida) is a yellow-flowering plant in the sunflower family that grows in Alaska, northern Canada, and Siberia.

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Tundra milkvetch – Astragalus umbellatus
Tundra milkvetch – Astragalus umbellatus

Astragalus umbellatus, commonly known as tundra milkvetch or hairy arctic milkvetch is a bright yellow-flowering perennial herb growing in Alaska, western Canada,...

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Capitate lousewort – Pedicularis capitata
Capitate lousewort – Pedicularis capitata

The capitate lousewort is a small herbaceous plant with a creamy yellow flowering head. It grows in arctic and alpine tundra.

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Snow cinquefoil flowering in the Alaska interior
Snow Cinquefoil – Potentilla nivea

Snow cinquefoil is a yellow-flowering plant that grows in rocky soils. It has deeply toothed leaves ternately divided (three leaflets) and 5...

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Oeder’s Lousewort – Pedicularis oederi
Oeder’s Lousewort – Pedicularis oederi

Oeder's lousewort (Pedicularis oederi) is a yellow-flowering plant, often with a crimson-tipped hood on the top petal. It grows in taiga and...

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Largeleaf Avens – Geum macrophyllum var. perincisum
Largeleaf Avens – Geum macrophyllum var. perincisum

The largeleaf avens (Geum macrophyllum var. perincisum) is a yellow-flowering plant that can grow to be about 0.75 meters (2.5 feet) tall.

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Flowering yellow thimbleweed
Yellow Thimbleweed – Anemone richardsonii

Yellow thimbleweed, also known as yellow anemone is a yellow flowering plant that grows from horizontal rhizomes. The plant is poisonous and...

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Snow arnica, arnica griscomii
Snow Arnica – Arnica griscomii

Snow arnica, also commonly known as frigid arnica is a yellow flowering plant common in open and alpine areas in Alaska and...

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Shrubby cinquefoil flower blooming in the White Mountain National Recreation Area of the interior of Alaska.
Shrubby Cinquefoil – Dasiphora fruticosa

Shrubby cinquefoil is a shrubby plant growing about 1 m tall. The shrub is densely leafed with many small, buttercup-shaped, yellow flowers.

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Norwegian cinquefoil – Potentilla norvegica
Norwegian cinquefoil – Potentilla norvegica

Norwegian cinquefoil is a widely distributed annual or perennial in the Rose family with ternate, serrated leaves and small yellow flowers.

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Small blacktip ragwort grows 5-60 cm (2-24 inches) tall with long basal leaves and yellow, ray-like or daisy-like flowers. It grows in a variety of habitats in Alaska.
Small blacktip ragwort – Senecio lugens

Small blacktip ragwort grows 5-60 cm (2-24 inches) tall with long basal leaves and yellow, ray-like or daisy-like flowers. It grows in...

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Alaska poppy wildflower
Rooted Poppy (Alaska Poppy) – Papaver radicatum

Identification and information of the Rooted poppy, Alaska poppy, and some similar species and subspecies found around Alaska. Photos of Papaver radicatum.

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Yellow flowers of labrador lousewort taken in Nome Creek, Alaska.
Labrador Lousewort – Pedicularis labradorica

Labrador lousewort is a 5-15 inch partially parasitic plant with an inflorescence of yellow flowers. Native to Alaska, Canada and Greenland it...

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