7852 thumb Plants of Abisko National Park

The following guide represents the key plants monitored along the Abisko National Park (ANP) botanical and phenology monitoring trail. There are many more plants in ANP these are the ones that we home visitors will observe regularly throughout the growing season and over the years to come.

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common juniper 1
Juniperus communis
Small
cloudberry 2
Rubus chamaemorus
Small
Alpine Cinquefoil 3
Potentilla crantzii
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Mountain Avens 4
Dryas octopetala
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Arctic bell-heather 5
Cassiope tetragona
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Lapland Azalea 6
Rhododendron lapponicum
Small
Blue Mountain-heath 7
Phyllodoce caerulea
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Alpine crowberry 8
Empetrum nigrum hermaphroditum
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Wild Rosemary 9
Andromeda polifolia
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Bilberry 10
Vaccinium myrtillus
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bog bilberry 11
Vaccinium uliginosum
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Lingonberry 12
Vaccinium vitis-idaea
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Alpine Bistort 13
Persicaria vivipara
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Moss Campion 14
Silene acaulis
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red campion 15
Silene dioica
Small
Alpine Saw-wort 7
Saussurea alpina
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Alpine Pussytoes 16
Antennaria alpina
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common yarrow 17
Achillea millefolium
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European goldenrod 18
Solidago virgaurea
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wood crane's-bill 19
Geranium sylvaticum
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Fireweed 20
Chamaenerion angustifolium
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Dwarf Birch 21
Betula nana
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Downy Birch 8
Betula pubescens
Small
Velvetbells 7
Bartsia alpina
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Alpine Butterwort 22
Pinguicula alpina
Small
Alpine Meadow-rue 23
Thalictrum alpinum
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Globeflower 24
Trollius europaeus
Small
Twoflower Violet 2
Viola biflora

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