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The world at your feet; Botanical wonders of the Central Brooks Range
Lapland Rosebay, rhododendron lapponicum, is a member of the Heath family.
An Alpine Hawksbeard sprouts in a gravel bar.
Alaska Spring Beauty
Alaska Spring Beauty is a delicate white and pink flower among green foilage.
Frigid Shooting Star
Shooting stars are members of the primrose family.
White Field Chickweed flowers poke up among the bright blue forget-me-nots, the Alaska state flower.
Moss campion is a dense short plant about one inch tall.
Purple Siberian Asters
Rose in Fall
Prickly roses are common in the Boreal Forest on the south side of the Brooks Range.
Arctic Bell Heather
High on a ridge above the headwaters of the alatna Arctic Bell Heather flowers carpet the ground.
This Windflower demonstrates the will of plants to survive in a difficult environment.
The sun shines through the petals of an Arctic Wintergreen flower (pyrola arctica)
A stream flows through the bright reds and greens of fall tundra.
Rock Jasmine, (Androsace chamaejasme).
Last updated: August 1, 2014