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and some other plants

with those during 
Focus On Nature Tours
thru 2015
during the months of 
May and June
noted with an (*)

The following list 
compiled by Armas Hill 

Photo at right:  MOSS CAMPION, as seen during the FONT June 2013 Alaska Tour on the tundra  
(photograph by Gerin Hood) 

A fine book about the plant life of Alaska "A Field Guide to Alaskan Wildflowers", commonly seen along the Highways and Byways, by Verna E. Pratt, published in 1989. 

Over the years, there have been 8 FONT tours in Alaska.       

In this List:




Numbers noted as (ST:xx) refer to the page with an illustration in the book "The Sibley Guide to Trees" by David A. Sibley, 2009

Additional Links:

Upcoming FONT Birding & Nature Tours in Alaska
     Upcoming FONT Tours Elsewhere 

Birds in Alaska     Mammals in Alaska    Butterflies & Moths in Alaska 

Marine Life (including Fish) in Alaska 

"Northern Plants" in Alaska, Iceland, & the mountains of Hokkaido, Japan
This list, with some photos, alphabetical by family.  

An Alphabetical Directory of Plant Genera noting Families

Other Photo Galleries of Plants     Directory of Photos in this Website 

(ph): species with a photo in the FONT website 

A List of Alaskan Wildflowers and some Other Plants:

      Those with a BLUE to VIOLET coloration:

  1. Wild Blue Flax  ______   in the Flax family, Linaccae  
    Linum perenne

  2. Purple Cress  ______
    Cardamine purpurea

  3. Wild Iris (or Blue Flag)  ______
    Iris setosa 

  4. Bluebells  (*)  ______  in the Borage family, Boraginaceae
    Mertensia paniculata

  5. Tall Jacob's Ladder  ______
    Polemonium acutiflorum

  6. Beautiful Jacob's Ladder  ______
    Polemonium pulcherrimum

  7. Pasque Flower (or Spring Crocus ______
    Pulsatilla patens

  8. Siberian Aster  ______
    Aster sibiricus   

  9. Mountain Harebell  ______
    Campanula lasiocarpa   

  10. Common Harebell  ______  in the Bluebell family, Campanulaceae  
    Campanula rotundifolia

    Campanula rotundifolia
    is also called the Bluebells of Scotland.

  11. Monkshood  ______
    Aconitum delphinifolium

  12. Larkspur  ______
    Delphinium glaucum

  13. Arctic Lupine  (*)  ______  
    Lupinus arcticus  

    The Lupines are poisonous plants, not to be eaten.

  14. Nootka Lupine  ______   in the Legume or Pea family, Fabaceae
    Lupinus nootkatensis  


    Nootka Lupine
    (photo courtesy of Gerin Hood)

  15. Veronica americana  ______  

  16. Brook Veronica  ______   
    Veronica serpyllifolia

    Another name for Veronica serpyllifolia is Thyme-leaved Speedwell. 

  17. Veronica stelleri  ______  

  18. Alpine Veronica  _____ 
    Veronica wormskjoldii   

  19. Marsh Felwort  ______  
    Lomatogonium rotatum

    Another name for Lomatogonium rotatum is the Arctic Felwort. 

  20. Alpine Forget-me-not  ______   in the Borage family, Boraginaceae
    Myosotis alpestris asiatica 

    The Alpine Forget-me-not is the state flower of Alaska.

  21. Brook Forget-me-not  ______  
    Myosotis palustris

    The Brook Forget-me-not is introduced in Alaska. 

  22. Blackish Oxythrope  (or Purple Oxythrope______  in the Legume or Pea family, Fabaceae 
    Oxytropis nigrescens

  23. Alaska Violet   ______ 
    Viola langsdorfii 

  24. Wood Violet  ______     
    Viola renifolia 

  25. Stream Violet  ______ 
    Viola glabella

  26. Viola biflora  ______  

  27. Crane's-bill  (or Wild Geranium)   ______     in the Geranium family, Geraniaceae
    Geranium erianthum

  28. Star Gentian  ______       

  29. Glaucous Gentian   ______  in the Gentian family, Gentianaceae   
    Gentiana glauca 

  30. Gentiana platypetala  ______  

  31. Four-parted Gentian   ______     
    Gentiana propinqua   
  32. Few-flowered Corydalis  ______  in the Earthsmoke family, Fumariaceae
    Corydalis pauciflora    

    Those with a REDDISH or PINK coloration:

  33. Common Fireweed  ______  in the Evening Primrose family, Onagraceae      
    Epilobium angustifolium  

    Another name for Epilobium angustifolium is Rosebay Willowherb. 

  34. Dwarf Fireweed (or Riverbeauty)   ______   
    Epilobium latifolium

  35. Willowherbs  ______  
    Epilobium sp.  

  36. Pink Pyrola  (or Wintergreen ______   in the Wintergreen family, Pyrolaceae     
    Pyrola asarifolia  

  37. Nagoonberry  ______  in the Rose family, Rosaceae
    Rubus arcticus

  38. Trailing Raspberry  ______  
    Rubus pedatus

  39. Salmonberry  ______  
    Rubus spectabilis

    The Salmonberry is a favorite food of bears. 

  40. Prickly Rose  ______  
    Rosa acicularis

  41. Spring Beauty  ______  
    Claytonia sarmentosa

  42. Shooting Star  ______  
    Dodecatheon pulchellum

  43. Frigid Shooting Star  ______ 
    Dodecatheon frigidum

  44. Dodecatheon jeffreyii  ______  

  45. Dodecatheon pauciflorum  ______  

  46. Bog Cranberry  ______  
    Oxycoccus microcarpus

  47. Twin Flower  ______  
    Linnaea borealis

  48. Bog Rosemary  ______   in the Heath family, Ericaceae 
    Andromeda polifolia

    Bog Rosemary is a very poisonous plant, causing a rapid lowering of blood pressure if eaten.  

  49. Fairy Slipper (or Calypso Orchid)  ______   in the Orchid family, Orchidaceae
    Calypso bulbosa

  50. White Lady Slipper  ______  
    Cypripedium passerinum

  51. Amerorchis rotundifolia  ______  

  52. Lapland Rosebay  ______    in the Heath family, Ericaceae  
    Rhododendron lapponicum

  53. Rhododendron camtschaticum  ______  

  54. Alpine Azalea  ______   in the Heath family, Ericaceae 
    Loiseleuria procumbens

  55. Moss Campion  (*)  ______     in the Pink family, Caryophyllaceae  
    Silene acaulis 

    Moss Campion
    (photo courtesy of Gerin Hood) 

  56. Alaska Blueberry  (or Huckleberry ______  
    Vaccinium alaskanum

  57. Dwarf Blueberry ______     in the Heath family, Ericaceae     
    Vaccinium cespitosum 

  58. Early Blueberry  ______  
    Vaccinium ovalifolium

  59. Bog Blueberry   ______     in the Heath family, Ericaceae  
    Vaccinium uliginosum 

    Another name for Vaccinium uliginosum is Bog Bilberry.


    Bog Blueberry
    (photo courtesy of Gerin Hood)

  60. Pink Plumes  ______  
    Polygonum bistorta

  61. Wooly Lousewort  ______  
    Pedicularis kanei kanei

  62. Elegant Paintbrush  ______   in the Figwort family, Scrophulariaceae 
    Castilleja elegans

  63. Fringed Fleabane  ______    in the Aster family, Asteraceae 
    Erigeron glablus
  64. Coastal Fleabane _______    
    Erigeron peregrinus 

  65. Beach Pea  ______    in the Legume, or Pea family, Fabaceae 
    Lathyrus maritimus maritimus

  66. Wild Sweet Pea  ______  
    Hedysarum mackenzii

  67. Eskimo Potato  ______   in the Legume, or Pea family, Fabaceae 
    Hedysarum alpinum

  68. Parry's Wallflower  ______   in the Mustard family, Brassicaceae  
    Parrya nudicaulis interior

  69. Pixie Eye Primrose  ______   in the Primrose family, Primulaceae 
    Primula cuneifolia

  70. Northern Primrose  ______  
    Primula borealis

    Those with WHITE to CREAM coloration:  

  71. Cow Parsnip  ______    in the Parsley family, Apiaceae 
    Heracleum lanatum

  72. Mountain Avens  ______     in the Rose family, Rosaceae 
    Dryas octopetala 

    Mountain Avens
    (photo courtesy of Gerin Hood) 

  73. Dryas intergrifolia ______  

    Dryas intergrifolia is very similar to Dryas octopetala. Hybrids between the two species are common.  

  74. Windflower  (*)  ______    in the Buttercup family, Ranunculaceae
    Anemone parviflora

  75. Narcissus-flowered Anemone  (*)  ______  
    Anemone narcissiflora

  76. Cut-leaf Anemone  ______  
    Anemone multiflora

  77. Grass of Parnassus  (or Bog Star)  ______   in the Saxifrage family, Saxifragaceae   
    Parnassia palustris 

  78. Small Grass of Parnassus  ______  
    Parnassia kotabuei

  79. Fringed Grass of Parnassus  ______  
    Parnassia fimbriata

  80. Wild Strawberry  ______    in the Rose family, Rosaceae  
    Fragaria virginiana 

  81. Fragaria chiloensis  ______  

    Similar to Fragaria virginiana, Fragaria chiloensis occurs in coastal areas of southeastern Alaska and in south-central Alaska and in the Aleutian chain of islands.
  82. Canadian Dwarf Cornel  (or Dwarf Dogwood, or Bunchberry ______  
    Cornus canadensis

  83. Dwarf Cornel  ______   
    Cornus suecica

    Cornus suecica is also called Swedish Dwarf Cornel.

  84. Mouse-ear Chickweed  ______   in the Pink family, Caryophyliaceae
    Cerastium arvense  

  85. Cerastium beeringianum  ______     
  86. Cerastium maximum  ______   

  87. Grove Sandwort  ______  
    Mochringia lateriflora

  88. Starflower  ______   in the Primrose family, Primulaceae  
    Trientalis europaea arctica

    Another name for Trientalis europaea is Chickweed Wintergreen.   

  89. Pussy Toes  ______   in the Aster or Daisy family, Asteraceae 
    Antennaria sp.

  90. Cat's Paw  ______  
    Antennria monocephala

  91. Buckbean (or Bog Bean ______  
    Menyanthes trifoliata   

  92. Prickly Saxifrage  ______   in the Saxifrage family, Saxifragaceae
    Saxifraga tricuspidata

  93. Brook Saxifrage  ______  
    Saxifraga punctata

  94. Alpine Brook Saxifrage  ______  
    Saxifraga rivularis

  95. Red-stemmed Saxifrage  ______  
    Saxifraga lyallii  

  96. Coast Saxifrage  ______   
    Saxifraga ferruginea 

  97. Bulblet Saxifrage  ______  
    Saxifraga cernua  

    Another name for Saxifraga cernua is Drooping Saxifrage.

  98. Labrador Tea  (*)  ______   in the Heath family, Ericaceae
    Ledum palustris groenlandicum

    A drawing of Labrador Tea

  99. Single Delight (or Shy Maiden______  in the Wintergreen family, Pyrolaceae
    Monses uniflora

  100. Camas Wand Lily (or Death Camas ______  in the Lily family, Liliaceae
    Zygadenus elegans

    The Camas Wand Lily is highly toxic.

  101. Wild Calla  ______   in the Arum family, Araceae 
    Calla palustris

    The whole plant of the Wild Calla is poisonous, especially the berries.

  102. Alaska Cotton  (*) (ph)  ______  in the Sedge family, Cyperaceae
    Eriophorum scheuchzeri

    Including Eriophorum scheuchzeri, there are 14 species of Cotton Grass in Alaska.

    Alaska Cotton photographed during a FONT tour
    (photo by Gabi Hauser)

  103. Arctic Daisy  ______   in the Aster or Daisy family, Asteraceae
    Chrysanthemum arcticum arcticum  

  104. Bog Candle  ______   in the Orchid family, Orchidaceae
    Platanthera dilatata

  105. Lapland Diapensia  (or simply Diapensia ______   in the Diapensia family, Diapensiaceae 
    Diapensia lapponica 

  106. Arctic Sandwort  ______   in the Pink family, Caryophyllaceae
    Minuartia arctica 

  107. Alpine Meadow Bistort  ______  
    Polygonum viviparum

  108. Cloudberry (or Baked Appleberry ______  
    Rubus chamemorous

    By some, Rubus chamemorous is called Salmonberry, however true Salmonberry is Rubus spectabilis (in this list in the pink-flowered section).
    Rubus chamemorous can also be confused with Nagoonberry, Rubus arcticus (also in the pink-flowered section of this list).    

  109. Wild Celery  ______   in the Parsley or Celery family, Apiaceae
    Angelica lucida

  110. Beach Lovage  ______  
    Ligusticum scoticum

    Another name for Ligusticum scoticum is Scots Lovage. 

  111. Poison Water Hemlock  ______  in the Parsley or Celery family, Apiaceae
    Cucuta mackenzieana

    As indicated in its common name, Cucuta mackenzieana is poisonous. It can be mistaken for plants in the Angelica genus, including Wild Celery (above).

  112. Wild Rhubarb  ______   in the Buckwheat family, Polygonaceae
    Polygonum alaskanum

    The young stems and leaves of the Wild Rhubarb may be eater, either raw or cooked. 

  113. Goatsbeard  ______   in the Rose family, Rosaceae
    Aruncus sylvester

  114. Sitka Valerian  ______   in the Valerian family, Valerianaceae
    Valeriana sitchensis

  115. Capitate Valerian  ______   in the Valerian family, Valerianceae
    Valeriana capitata

  116. Alp Lily  ______  
    Lloydia serotina

  117. Baneberry (or Snakeberry ______   in the Crowfoot family, Ranunculacecae
    Actaea rubra

    The Baneberry, or Snakeberry, is highly poisonous.

  118. Mountain Ash  ______  in the Rose family, Rosaceae
    Sorbus sitchensis

  119. Red-berried Elder  ______  in the Honeysuckle family, Caprifoliaceae
    Sambucus racemosa

  120. Alaska Spiraea (or Beaverd's Spiraea)  ______  
    Spiraea beauverdiana

  121. Alpine Spiraea  ______  in the Rose family, Rosaceae
    Luetkea pectinata

  122. Sitka Burnet  ______  in the Rose family, Rosaceae
    Sanguisorba stipulata       

  123. Kamchatka Rockcress  ______  in the Mustard family, Brassicaceae
    Arabis lyrata

  124. Holboell's Rockcress  ______  
    Arabis holboelli 

  125. Northern Bedstraw  ______  in the Madder family, Rubiaceae
    Galium boreale

  126. Sweet-scented Bedstraw  ______  
    Galium triforum

  127. Moss Heather  ______  
    Cassiope stelleriana

  128. Bell Heather  ______  
    Cassiope tetragona

  129. Alpine Heuchera  ______  
    Heuchera glabra

  130. Alpine Bearberry  (*)  ______    in the Heath family, Ericaceae 
    Arctostaphylos alpina

  131. Red Bearberry  ______  
    Arctostaphylos rubra

  132. Kinnikinnick  (or Bearberry ______  in the Heath family, Ericaceae
    Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

    Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
    is sometimes confused with Vaccinium vitis idaea, the Lowbush Cranberry (following in this list). 


  133. Low-bush Cranberry (or Mountain Cranberry, or Lingonberry ______  in the Heath family, Ericaceae
    Vaccinium vitis idaea

  134. High-bush Cranberry  ______  in the Honeysuckle family, Caprifoliaceae
    Viburnum edule

  135. Serviceberry (or Juneberry ______  in the Rose family, Rosaceae
    Amelanchier florida

  136. Amelanchier alnifolia  ______  

  137. Frigid Coltsfoot  ______  in the Aster, or Daisy family, Asteraceae
    Petasites frigidus

  138. Alpine Milk Vetch  ______  in the Legume, or Pea family, Fabaceae
    Astragalus alpinus

    Astragalus alpinus
    could easily have been put in the blue to violet section of this list.

  139. Northern Yarrow  ______  in the Aster, or Daisy family, Asteraceae
    Achillea borealis

  140. Achillea sibirica  ______  

  141. Large-flowered Wintergreen  ______  
    Pyrola grandiflora

    Another name for Pyrola grandiflora is Arctic Wintergreen. 

  142. Watermelon Berry (or Twisted Stalk, or Wild Cucumber ______  in the Lily family, Liliaceae 
    Streptopus mplexifolius

  143. False Soloman's Seal  ______  in the Lily family, Liliaceae
    Smilacina stellata

    The False Soloman's Seal is poisonous. It should not be confused with the Watermelon Berry (above).

    Those with a YELLOW coloration:

  144. Marsh Marigold  ______  in the Buttercup family, Ranunculaceae
    Caltha palustris

    The Marsh Marigold is an excellent vegetable when cooked. It contains a poison when raw.

    (photo courtesy of Gerin Hood)

  145. Mountain Marigold  ______  
    Caltha leptosepala

  146. Shrubby Cinquefoil (or Tundra Rose)  ______  
    Potentilla fruiticosa

  147. Beach Cinquefoil  ______  in the Rose family, Rosaceae
    Potentilla egedii grandis

  148. One-flowered Cinquefoil  ______  
    Potentilla uniflora

  149. Snow Potentilla  ______  
    Potentilla nivea

  150. Hooker's Potentilla  ______  
    Potenilla hookeriana

  151. Norwegian Cinquefoil  ______  
    Potentilla norvegica

  152. Ross Avens  ______  in the Rose family, Rosaceae
    Geum rossii

  153. Caltha Leaf Avens  ______  
    Geum calthifolium

  154. Large Leaf Avens  ______  
    Geum macropyllum macrophyllum

  155. Bog Saxifrage  ______  in the Saxifrage family, Saxifragaceae
    Saxifraga hirculus

    Another name for Saxifraga hirculus is Marsh Saxifrage.

  156. Spider Saxifrage  ______  
    Saxifraga flagellaris

  157. Yellow-spotted Saxifrage  ______  
    Saxifraga bronchialis

  158. Alaska Poppy  ______  in the Poppy family, Papaveraceae
    Papaver alaskanum

  159. Iceland Poppy  ______  
    Papaver nudicaule

    The Iceland Poppy is introduced in Alaska. It is along roadsides and in waste areas. 

  160. Yellow Dryas  ______  
    Dryas drummondii

  161. Yellow Pondlily  ______  in the Water Lily family, Nymphaeaceae
    Nuphar polysepalum

  162. Silverberry  ______  in the Oleaster family, Elaeagnaceae
    Elaegnus commutata

  163. Yellow Monkeyflower (or Wild Snapdragon ______  in the Figwort family, Scrophulariaceae
    Mimulus guttatus

  164. Butter and Eggs Toadflax  ______  in the Figwort family, Scrophulariaceae
    Linaria vulgaris

  165. Rattlebox  ______  
    Rhinanthus minor

  166. Coastal Paintbrush (or Yellow Paintbrush)  ______  
    Castilleja unalasschensis 

  167. Capitate Lousewort  ______  
    Pedicularis capitata

  168. Labrador Lousewort  ______  
    Pedicularis labradorica

  169. Golden Corydalis  ______  in the Earthsmoke family, Fumariaceae
    Corydalis aurea

  170. Yellow Oxytrope  ______  in the Legume, or Pea family, Fabaceae
    Oxytropis campestris

    Many Oxytropes contain a toxin and are commonly called "Loco-weed", as grazing cattle are strangely affected by it causing an uneven gait. Oxytropes should not be eaten.

  171. Hairy Arctic Milk Vetch  ______  
    Astragalus umbellatus 

    There are many buttercups in Alaska. A few follow here:

  172. Mountain Buttercup  ______  in the Buttercup or Crowfoot family, Ranunculaceae
    Ranunculus eschscholtzii

    All buttercups, in the Ranunculus genus, are poisonous, and should not be eaten.

  173. Western Buttercup  ______  
    Ranunculus occidentalis

  174. Yellow Anemone (or Richardson's Anemone)
    Anemone richardsonii

    All Anemones are very poisonous.

  175. Pineapple Weed  ______  
    Matricaria matricarioides

    Matricaria matricarioides
    is sometimes called Wild Camomile. It is an introduced plant in Alaska and is commonly seen.
    The flower heads are steeped to make a flavorful tea. They may be used fresh or dried.

  176. Common Mustard (or Ball Mustard ______  
    Leslia paniculata

  177. Whitlow Grass  ______  in the Mustard or Crucifer family, Brassicaceae
    Draba incerta

    There are many Drabas in Alaska, and they are difficult to separate into species.

  178. Elegant Goldenrod  ______  in the Daisy, Aster, or Composite family, Asteraceae 
    Solidago lepida

  179. Black-tipped Groundsel  ______  
    Senecio lugens

  180. Triangular-leaved Fleabane  ______  
    Senecio triangularis

  181. Marsh Fleabane (or Mastodon Flower)  ______  
    Senecio congestus

  182. Beach Fleabane  ______  
    Senecio pseudo-arnica

  183. Alpine Arnica  (*)  ______  in the Daisy, Aster, or Composite family, Asteraceae
    Arnica alpina angustifolia

    There are several Arnicas in Alaska.

  184. Frigid Arnica  ______
    Arnica frigida

  185. Lessing's Arnica  ______
    Arnica lessingii

  186. Meadow Arnica  ______
    Arnica latifolia

  187. Arnica amplexicaulis  ______

  188. Arnica chamissonis  ______ 

  189. Dandelion  (*)  ______  in the Daisy family, Asteraceae, formerly Composite
    Taraxacum spp.

    (photo courtesy of Gerin Hood)

    Miscellaneous Plants and Trees:

  190. Chocolate Lily  (or Kamchatka Fritillary, or Rice Lily ______  in the Lily family, Liliaceae
    Frittaria camschatcenis

  191. Marsh Cinquefoil  (or Marsh Fivefinger ______  in the Rose family, Rosaceae
    Potentilla palustris

  192. Northern Red Currant  ______  in the Gooseberry family, Grossulariaceae
    Ribes triste

  193. Timberberry  (or Northern Comandra, or Pumpkin Berry)  ______  in the Sandlewood family, Santalaceae
    Geocaulon lividum

  194. Soapberry  ______  in the Oleaster family, Elaeagnaceae
    Shepherdia cnadensis

  195. Sidebells Pyrola  ______  in the Wintergreen family, Pyrolaceae
    Pyrola secunda

  196. Devil's Club  ______   in the Ginseng family, Araliaceae 
    Echinopanax horridum

  197. Rusty Menziesia  (or Fool's Huckleberry, or False Azalea ______  in the Heath family, Ericaceae
    Menziesia ferruginea

  198. Western Columbine  ______   in the Buttercup or Crowfoot family, Ranumculaceae 
    Aquilegia formosa

  199. Blue Columbine  ______
    Aquilegia brevistylla

  200. Roseroot (or Rosewort, or King's Crown ______   in the Stonecrop family, Crassulaceae
    Sedum rosea

  201. Arctic Dock  ______   in the Buckwheat family, Polygonaceae
    Rumex arctcus   

  202. Northern Green Bob Orchid ______   in the Orchid family, Orchidaceae
    Platantherea hyperborea

    The Northern Green Bog Orchid hybridizes with the Bog Candle, Platantherea dilatata (in the white section in this list).  

  203. Squirreltail Grass  ______  in the Grass family, Poaceae
    Hordeum jubatum

  204. Broomrape  (or Ground Cone ______   in the Broomrape family, Orobanchaceae
    Boschniakia rossica

  205. Crowberry (or Mossberry ______   in the Crowberry family, Empetraceae 
    Empetrum nigrum

  206. Short-stalk Sedge  ______   in the Sedge family, Cyperaceae
    Cares microchaeta

  207. Club Moss  ______  in the Club Moss family, Lycopodiaceae
    Lycopodium annotinum

  208. Strawberry Spinach  (or Strawberry Blite)  ______  in the Goosefoot family, Chenopodiaceae
    Chenopodium capitatum

  209. Mare's-tail _____  
    Hippuris vulgaris

    Hippuris vulgaris
    is a flower-producing water plant that looks like a narrow miniature Spruce Tree.    

  210. Field Horsetail  (or simply Horsetail) _____  
    Equisetum arvense

  211. Lyme Grass (or Beach Rye Grass)  ______
    Elymus arenarius 


  212. Mountain Sorrel  ______  in the Buckwheat family, Polygonaceae
    Oxyria digyna

    Oxyria digyna occurs commonly in Alaska, in alpine meadows and wet places in the mountains.

    Mountain Sorrel
    (photo courtesy of Gerin Hood)

  213. Sheep Sorrel  ______  
    Rumex acetosella

    The Sheep Sorrel has been introduced in Alaska in yards and along roadsides. 

  214. False Hellebore  ______  in the Lily family, Liliaceae
    Veratrum viride

    The False Hellebore is a very poisonous plant.

  215. Prairie Sagebrush  (or Frigid Wormwood ______  in the Aster, or Daisy family, Asteraceae
    Artemisia frigida

  216. Common Wormwood  ______
    Artemisia tilesii


  217. Wood Fern  ______
    Dryopteris dilatata

  218. Fragrant Shield Fern  ______
    Dryopteris fragrans

  219. Ostrich Fern  ______
    Matteuccia struthiopteris 

  220. Fragile Fern  ______
    Cystopteris fragilis

  221. Parsley Fern  ______
    Cryptogramma crispa

    Deciduous Trees

  222. Black Cottonwood  ______  (ST:237)   in southeastern and southern Alaska
    Populus trichocarpa

  223. Balsam Poplar  (*)  ______  (ST:236)
    Populus balsamifera

  224. Quaking Aspen  (*)  ______  (ST:230)
    Populus tremuloides

  225. Paper Birch  (*)  ______  (ST:151)
    Betula papyrifera

  226. Kenai Birch  ______  (ST:152)
    Betula kenaica

  227. Alaska Paper Birch  (or Alaska Birch)  ______  (ST:152, where called Resin Birch)
    Betula neoalaskna
    (or Betula resinifera)

  228. Resin Birch  (or Shrub Birch, or American Dwarf Birch)  ______
    Betula glandulosa

    Betula glandulosa is native to North America, occurring in arctic and cool temperate regions from Alaska to Newfoundland.
    It is closely related to Betula nana (below), and is by some treated as a subspecies of it, Betula nana glandulosa.   

  229. Dwarf Birch  ______
    Betula nana

    Betula nana
    is native to arctic and cool temperate regions of northern North America, northern Europe, Greenland, and Iceland.
    It favors wet but well-drained sites with a nutrient poor, acidic soil. It has a low tolerance for shade.  

  230. American Larch (or Tamarack)  (*)  ______  (ST:39)
    Larix laricina  


  231. Alaska Willow (or Felt Leaf Willow)  (*) ______   in the Willow family, Salicaceae 
    Salix alaxensis

  232. Round-leaf Willow  ______   in the Willow family, Salicaceae 
    Salix rotundifolia 

  233. Arctic Willow ______     in the Willow family, Salicaceae
    Salix arctica

  234. Woolly Willow  (ph)  ______   in the Willow family, Salicaceae  
    Salix lanata

    Woolly Willow, photographed during a FONT tour
    (photo by Gerin Hood)

  235. Salix miphoclada  ______  in the Willow family, Salicaceae

  236. Salix pulchra  ______  in the Willow family, Salicaceae

    Evergreen Trees

  237. Black Spruce  (*)  ______  (ST:48)
    Picea mariana

  238. White Spruce  (*)  ______  (ST:45)
    Picea glauca

  239. Sitka Spruce  (*)  ______  (ST:46)  in southeastern and southern Alaska
    Picea sitchensis

  240. Mountain Hemlock  ______  (ST:43)  in southeastern and southern Alaska
    Tsuga mertensiana

  241. Western Hemlock  ______  (ST:43)  in southeastern and southern Alaska
    Tsuga heterophylla

  242. Alpine Fir  ______  (ST:54)  localized in Alaska
    Abies bifolia

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