More arctic wildflowers... a...

More arctic wildflowers... a remarkable burst of colour against such a bleak and barren backdrop.

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bigwilly

bigwilly - Apr 19, 2005 3:27 pm - Voted 10/10

nice closeup

does anyone know what these flowers are called?

Dave Hodge

Dave Hodge - Aug 17, 2005 10:30 am - Hasn't voted

Re: nice closeup

Poppies will put them to sleep. This is the Arctic Poppy (Papaver nudicaule), and the purple flower in the background looks like it could be either a saxifrage or dwarf fireweed (Chamerion latifolium).

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