The pink flowers of the liverleaf wintergreen plant
Posted by Lee Petersen | September 18, 2022
Liverleaf Wintergreen – Pyrola asarifolia

The liverleaf wintergreen is a 10-20 cm tall plant with a raceme of pink, nodding flowers. It typically lives in forests or alpine meadows in moist soil.

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Butter and eggs – Linaria vulgaris
Posted by Lee Petersen | July 16, 2022
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 Asia and is invasive to most of North...

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Pasqueflower – Anemone patens var. multifida
Posted by Lee Petersen | May 22, 2022
Pasqueflower – Anemone patens var. multifida

The pasqueflower is a purple-flowering perennial herb that grows from fibrous roots. It is poisonous to humans and animals.

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Oneflower cinquefoil – Potentilla uniflora
Posted by Lee Petersen | April 19, 2022
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 hairs.

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Marsh fleabane
Posted by Lee Petersen | April 5, 2022
Marsh fleabane

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

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Lingonberry – Vaccinium vitis-idaea
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 30, 2022
Lingonberry – Vaccinium vitis-idaea

The lingonberry (or lowbush cranberry) is a small white or pink-flowering subshrub with berries that are very nutritious and are frequently made into a wide variety of food and drinks....

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Milky draba – Draba lactea
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 27, 2022
Milky draba – Draba lactea

Milky draba (Draba lactea) is a small white-flowering perennial herb with four small petals. It grows mostly in near-polar regions in rocky soil.

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Purple-haired groundsel – Tephroseris frigida
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 22, 2022
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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Pretty Jacob’s Ladder – Polemonium pulcherrimum
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 17, 2022
Pretty Jacob’s Ladder – Polemonium pulcherrimum

Beautiful Jacob's ladder, often known as pretty Jacob's ladder or showy Jacob's ladder is a blue or purple flowering plant with a yellow center that is common in western North...

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Fries’ Pussytoes – Antennaria friesiana
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 13, 2022
Fries’ Pussytoes – Antennaria friesiana

Fries' pussytoes is a white flowering plant found resembling a cat's paw in high latitudes in North America, Greenland, and Siberia.

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