View up the the Nome Creek Valley in the White Mountain National Recreation Area, Alaska
Posted by Lee Petersen | June 18, 2021
Walk up Nome Creek

Open tundra landscape of the Nome Creek valley with spruce trees

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Largeleaf Avens – Geum macrophyllum var. perincisum
Posted by Lee Petersen | June 17, 2021
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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Fairbanks Birding Spring 2021
Posted by Lee Petersen | June 10, 2021
Fairbanks Birding Spring 2021

Fairbanks Birding Spring 2021 - Every year in April, we welcome our winged friends back to the Alaska interior. After our long, cold, dark winters, they are a sure sign...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | June 6, 2021
2022 Wall Calendar

2022 Wall Calendar by Lee Petersen. Alaska natural scenery including aurora borealis, glaciers, landscapes, and wildlife!

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Flowering yellow thimbleweed
Posted by Lee Petersen | June 5, 2021
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 should not be ingested.

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dwarf marsh violet flower
Posted by Lee Petersen | June 2, 2021
Dwarf marsh violet – Viola epipsila

The dwarf marsh violet is a small, purple flowering, hermaphroditic plant that grows to be about 10 cm (4 inches) in height.

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Looking across the Black Rapids Glacier
Posted by Lee Petersen | May 31, 2021
Black Rapids Glacier

View over the Black Rapids Glacier in the Eastern Alaska Range | Purchase Print Introduction The Black Rapids Glacier is what is known as a surge-type glacier in a region...

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arctic blackberry, also known as arctic rasberry or nagoonberry
Posted by Lee Petersen | May 22, 2021
Arctic Blackberry – Rubus arcticus

Arctic blackberry, commonly called nagoonberry or arctic rasberry produces an edible fruit that can be eaten raw or cooked. It's flower has pink petals and narrow sepals.

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Cloudberry flowers in Alaska
Posted by Lee Petersen | May 2, 2021
Cloudberry – Rubus chameamorus

The fruit from the cloudberry plant has numerous uses as a food. It has a circumboreal distribution across Canada, Alaska, and Eurasia. Each white flower arises from a single stem.

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Posted by Lee Petersen | May 1, 2021
Alaska Photo-Geocache

The Alaska Photo-Geocache is meant to be a fun, photo-sharing page about exploring Alaska. It's kind of like geocaching, but with your photos instead. The idea is: 1. I post...

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