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The national flower of Greenland: Dwarf fireweed (Chamerion latifolium), West-Greenland

Chamerion latifolium is a species of flowering plant in the evening primrose family known by the English common names Dwarf Fireweed and River Beauty Willowherb. It has a circumboreal distribution, appearing throughout the northern regions of the Northern Hemisphere, including subarctic and Arctic areas such as snowmelt-flooded gravel bars and talus, in a wide range of elevations.

Year: 2013

From album: West-Greenland

Photographer: Peter Prokosch

Tags: flora Greenland

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