• Winter light on the Fairweather Range

    Glacier Bay

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Plants Bears Eat


BEAR FOODS LIST (PLANTS)



Genus/species





Common Name





Season





Actea rubra





Baneberry





?





Angelica genuflexa





Kneeling angelica





Sp, Su, F





Angelica lucida





Sea-Watch





Sp, Su, F





Arctostaphylos uva-ursi





Kinnikinnick





Su, F





Aruncus dioicus





Goat's beard





Sp





Athyrium filix-femina





Lady Fern





Sp





Barbarea orthoceras





American Wintercress





?





Bochnakia rossica





Northern Groundcone





Sp, Su, F





Calamagrostis canadensis





Bluejoint





Sp





Carex lyngbyei





Lyngby's Sedge





Sp





Carex macrochaeta





Long-awned Sedge





Sp





Carex mertensiana





Merten's Sedge





Sp





Conioselinum chinense





Pacific Hemlock-Parsley





Su, F





Deschampsia caespitosa





Hairgrass





Sp





Empetrum nigrum





Crowberry





F





Equisetum arvense





Common Horsetail





Sp, Su





Fragaria chiloensis





Coastal Strawberry





Su, F





Hedysarum alpinum





Alpine Sweet-vetch





Sp, Su, F





Heracleum lanatum





Cowparsnip





Sp, Su, F





Hordeum brachyantherum





Meadow Barley





Sp





Lathyrus maritimus





Beach Pea





Sp





Ligusticum hultenii





Beach Lovage





Su, F





Lysichiton americanum





Skunk Cabbage





Sp





Lupinus nootkatensis





Nootka Lupine





Sp, Su





Opoplanax horridum





Devil's Club





F





Osmorhiza depauperata





Blunt-fruited Sweet Cicely





Sp, Su





Oxytropis campestris





Field Oxytrope





Sp, Su





Plantago maritima





Goose-tongue





Sp





Puccinellia nutkaensis





Pacific Alkaligrass





Sp





Ribes sp.





Currants





F





Rosa nutkana





Nootka Rose





F





Rubus arcitcus





Nagoonberry





F





Rubus parviflorus





Thimbleberry





F





Rubus spectabilis





Salmonberry





F





Sambucus racemosa





Red Elderberry





F





Shepherdia canadensis





Soapberry





F





Stellaria calycantha





Northern Starwort





?





Streptopus amplexifolius





Twisted Stalk





Sp, Su, F





Taraxacum sp.





Dandelion





Sp





Triglochin maritimum





Arrowgrass





Sp





Vaccinium sp.





Blue/Huckleberries





F





Viburnum edule





High-bush Cranberry





F







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