Norwegian cinquefoil – Potentilla norvegica
Posted by Lee Petersen | July 30, 2020
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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Alaska poppy wildflower
Posted by Lee Petersen | June 30, 2020
Rooted Poppy and 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.
Posted by Lee Petersen | June 17, 2020
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 grows in bogs and tundra.

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Posted by Lee Petersen | August 31, 2013
The end of summer

It's nearing the end of summer; the leaves have just begun to change. Daylight is quickly disappearing with every day shortened by nearly seven minutes. The night is starting to...

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