Appendix D.  Flowers & Other Plants

Bert & Shari Frenz, 2002 All rights reserved.

Common Name (Photographed) Location - Date Observed

FERNS

Fragile Fern (P) Denali National Park, AK - 24 June
Green Spleenwort (P) Skagway, AK - 16 July
Lady Fern (P) Homer, AK - 4 July
Wood Fern (P) Captain Cook State Park, AK - 30 May

FLOWERS

Arum Family

Wild Calla Lily (P) Tangle Lakes area, Denali Highway, AK - 15 June

Aster / Composite Family

Alpine Arnica (P) Tangle Lakes area, Denali Highway, AK - 16 June
Arctic Daisy (P) Homer, AK - 2 July
Arrowleaf Coltsfoot (P) Dempster Highway, YT - 13 July
Canada Goldenrod - Cassiar Highway (south), BC - 24 July
Canada Thistle (P) Salmon Glacier, BC - 23 July
Common Burdock - Stewart, BC - 23 July
Common Groundsel (P) Palmer, AK - 7 July
Cushion Hawk's Beard (P) Dempster Highway, YT - 13 July
Dandelion (P) Glenn Highway, AK - 25 May
Decumbent Goldenrod (P) Pelly River, Klondike Highway, YT - 14 July
Frigid Coltsfoot (P) Council Highway, Nome, AK - 2 June
Fringed Fleabane (P) Tanana River, Richardson Highway, AK - 19 June
Groundsel species (P) Blueberry Lake, AK - 8 July
Heart-shaped Arnica (P) Lake Tatogga, Iskut, Cassiar Hwy, BC - 20 July
Lessing's Arnica (P) Taylor Highway - 11 July
Mastodon Flower (congestus) (P) Eagle Summit, Steese Highway, AK - 21 June
Mastodon Flower (palustris) (P) Halibut Cove, AK - 2 July
Mountain Arnica (P) Klondike Highway 2 near Alaska border, BC
Northern Goldenrod (P) Denali National Park, AK - 27 June
Northern Sagebrush (P) Pelly River, Klondike Highway, YT - 14 July
Northern Yarrow (P) Tanana River, Richardson Highway, AK - 19 June
Orange Hawkweed (P) Seldovia, AK - 5 July (introduced & escaped)
Oxeye Daisy (P) Hodder Lake, Cassiar Highway (central), BC - 21 July
Palmate Coltsfoot (P) Lake Tatogga, Iskut, Cassiar Hwy, BC - 20 July
Pineapple Weed (P) Chena Hot Springs, AK - 22 June
Pearly Everlasting (P) Cassiar Highway (central), BC - 21 July
Rush Aster (P) Dempster Highway, YT - 13 July
Seabeach Senecio (P) Seldovia, AK - 5 July
Siberian Aster (P) Denali National Park, AK - 27 June
Yellow Hawkweed (P) Palmer, AK - 6 July

Bayberry Family

Sweetgale / Sweet Gale (P) Dyea (Skagway), AK - 17 July

Bluebell / Bladderwort Family

Common Harbell (P) Halibut Cove, AK - 2 July
Mountain Harebell (P) Blueberry Lake, AK - 8 July

Bogbean Family

Buckbean / Bog Bean (P) Kashwitna Lake, Parks Highway, AK - 12 June

Borage Family

Arctic Forget-Me-Not (P) Denali National Park, AK - 25 June
Brook Forget-me-not (P) Homer, AK - 2 July
Languid Lady (P) Richardson Highway, AK - 17 June
Stickseed / Blue Bur (P) Glenallen, AK - 10 July

Broomrape Family

Broomrape / Ground Cone (P) Skagway, AK - 16 July

Buckwheat Family

Alpine Meadow Bistort (P) Dempster Highway, YT - 13 July
Arctic Dock (P) Tangle Lakes area, Denali Highway, AK - 15 June
Curled Dock (P) Skagway, AK - 16 July
Pink Plumes / Bistort (P) Denali Highway at Brushkana, AK - 13 June
Sheep Sorrel (P) Chena Hot Springs, AK - 22 June
Western Dock (P) Seward airport, AK - 1 July
Wild Rhubarb (P) Taylor and Top-of-the-World Highways - 12 July

Buttercup / Crowfoot Family

Baneberry / Snakeberry (P) Dyea (Skagway), AK - 17 July
Creeping Buttercup (P) Dyea (Skagway), AK - 17 July
Dwarf Creeping Buttercup (P) Gulkana River, Glenallen, AK - 10 June
Eschscholtz Buttercup (P) Tangle Lakes area, Denali Highway, AK - 15 June
Larkspur (P) Dempster Highway, YT - 13 July
Marsh Marigold (P) Chicken, AK - 11 July
Monkshood (P) Denali National Park - 25 June
Narcissus-flowered Anemone (P) Denali Highway near Cantwell, AK - 12 June
Northern Anemone (P) Denali National Park, AK - 25 June
Twin-flowered Marsh Marigold (P) Salmon Glacier, BC - 23 July
Western Buttercup (P) Seldovia, AK - 5 July
Western Columbine (P) Exit Glacier, Seward, AK - 1 July
White Water Crowfoot (P) Chicken, AK - 11 July
Yellow Anemone (P) Denali Highway at Brushkana, AK - 13 June

Cattail Family

Cattail - Cassiar Highway (south), BC - 24 July

Celery Family

Wild Celery (P) Seward airport, AK - 1 July

Club Moss Family

Alpine Club Moss (P) Denali National Park, AK - 24 June
Fir Club Moss (P) Eagle Summit, Steese Highway, AK - 21 June
Stiff Club Moss (P) Lake Tatogga, Iskut, Cassiar Hwy, BC - 20 July

Cypress Family

Common Juniper (P) Carcross Desert, YT - 16 July

Diapensia Family

Lapland Diapensia (P) Denali National Park - 25 June

Dogwood Family

Dwarf Dogwood (P) Liard Hot Springs PP, BC - 19 May
Red-Osier Dogwood (P) Pelly River, Klondike Highway, YT
Swedish Dwarf Cornel (P) Blueberry Lake, AK - 8 July

Earth Smoke Family

Few-flowered Corydalis (P) Tangle Lakes area, Denali Highway, AK - 15 June
Pink Corydalis (P) Junction 37 (near Watson Lake), YT

Evening Primrose Family

Dwarf Fireweed (P) Tangle Lakes area, Denali Highway, AK - 16 June
Fireweed (P) Richardson Highway, AK - 17 June
Marsh Willow Herb (P) Blueberry Lake, AK - 8 July
Tall Herb Willow (P) Kitwancool, south Cassiar Highway, BC - 24 July
Willow Herbs (P) Homer, AK - 4 July

Figwort Family

Alpine Veronica (P) Halibut Cove, AK - 2 July
Brook Veronica (P) Turnagain Pass, AK - 6 July
Butter and Eggs / Toadflax (P) Denali National Park, AK - 24 June
Capitate Lousewort (P) Eagle Summit, Steese Highway, AK - 21 June
Coastal Paintbrush (P) Turnagain Pass, AK - 6 July
Labrador Lousewort (P) Top-of-the-World Highway, YT - 12 July
Oeder's Lousewort (P) Denali National Park, AK - 24 June
Paintbrush (C. caudata) - Tanana River, Richardson Highway, AK - 19 June
Rattlebox / Yellow Rattle (P) Dyea (Skagway), AK - 17 July
Red Indian Paintbrush / Common Red Paintbrush (P) Salmon Glacier, BC - 23 July
Woolly Lousewort (P) Denali Highway near Cantwell, AK - 12 June
Yellow Monkeyflower / Wild Snapdragon (P) Fish Creek, Hyder, AK - 22 July

Gentian Family

Four-parted Gentian (P) Lake Tatogga, Iskut, Cassiar Hwy, BC - 20 July
Glaucous Gentian (P) Eagle Summit, Steese Highway, AK - 21 June
Northern Gentian (P) Lake Tatogga, Iskut, Cassiar Hwy, BC - 20 July

Geranium Family

Bicknell Geranium (P) Junction 37 (near Watson Lake), YT
Wild Geranium / Cranesbill (P) Tern Lake, Kenai Peninsula, AK - 1 July

Ginseng Family

Devil's Club (P) Captain Cook State Park, AK - 30 May

Gooseberry (or Saxifrage) Family

Northern Red Currant (P) Chugach State Park, Anchorage, AK - 11 June

Goosefoot Family

Strawberry Spinach - Seldovia, AK - 5 July

Grass Family

Lyme / Beach Rye Grass - Council Highway, Nome, AK - 2 June
Scouler's Surf-Grass - Stewart, BC - 22 July
Squirreltail Grass (P) Matanuska Valley near Palmer - 7 July

Heath Family

Alaska Blueberry (P) Salmon Glacier, BC - 23 July
Alaskan Moss Heather (P) Salmon Glacier, BC - 23 July
Alpine Azalea - Denali Highway near Cantwell, AK - 12 June
Alpine Bearberry (P) Eagle Summit, Steese Highway, AK - 21 June
Bell Heather (P) Eagle Summit, Steese Highway, AK - 21 June
Bog Blueberry (P) Denali National Park - 25 June
Bog Rosemary (P) Denali Highway at Brushkana, AK - 13 June
Early Blueberry (P) Stewart, BC - 22 July
Kinnikinnick / Bearberry (P) Carcross Desert, YT - 16 July
Labrador Tea (P) Liard Hot Springs PP, BC - 19 May
Lapland Rosebay (P) Denali National Park, AK - 24 June
Low-bush Cranberry (P) Skilak Lake, Kenai Peninsula, AK - 31 May
Red Bearberry (P) Junction 37 (near Watson Lake), YT - 20 July
White Mountain-Heather (P) Salmon Glacier, BC - 23 July

Honeysuckle Family

High-bush Cranberry (P) Liard Hot Springs PP, BC - 19 May
Red-berried Elder (P) Skilak Lake, Kenai Peninsula, AK - 31 May
Twinflower (P) Tok, AK - 11 July

Horsetail Family

Common Horsetail (P) Chena Hot Springs, AK - 22 June
Swamp Horsetail (P) Captain Cook State Park, AK - 30 May

Iris Family

Blue Flag / Wild Iris (P) Creamer's Field Wildlife Refuge, Fairbanks, AK

Lily Family

Alp Lily (P) Blueberry Lake, AK - 8 July
Chocolate Lily (P) Turnagain Pass, AK - 29 June
Death Camas (P) Junction 37 (near Watson Lake), YT
False Hellebore (P) Turnagain Pass, AK - 29 June
False Lily-of-the-Valley (P) Hyder, AK - 22 July
False Solomon's Seal Captain Cook State Park, AK - 30 May
Watermelon Berry (P) Homer, AK - 4 July

Mint Family

Marsh Skullcap (P) Kitwancool, south Cassiar Highway, BC - 24 July

Mustard Family

Common / Ball Mustard (P) Homer, AK - 2 July
Parry's Wallflower (P) Eagle Summit, Steese Highway, AK - 21 June
Yellow Wallflower (P) Matanuska Valley near Palmer - 6 July

Nettle Family

Stinging Nettle (P) Stewart, BC - 22 July

Orchid Family

Alaska Rein Orchid (P) Dyea (Skagway), AK - 17 July
Bog Candle (P) Seldovia, AK - 5 July

Parsley Family

Cow Parsnip (P) Tern Lake, Kenai Peninsula, AK - 1 July

Pea Family

Alpine Milk Vetch (P) Denali Highway near Cantwell, AK - 12 June
Alsike Clover (P) Tern Lake, Kenai Peninsula, AK - 1 July
American Vetch (P) Matanuska Valley near Palmer - 6 July
Arctic Lupine (P) Denali Highway at Tangle Lakes, AK - 16 June
Beach Pea (P) Kenai, AK - 29 May
Eskimo Potato (P) Denali Highway near Cantwell, AK - 12 June
Hairy Arctic Milk Vetch (P) Steese Highway, AK - 21 June
Nootka Lupine (P) Kenai, AK - 28 May
Purple Oxytrope (P) Steese Highway, AK - 21 June
Red Clover (P) Homer, AK - 2 July
White Clover (P) Chena Hot Springs, AK - 22 June
White Northern Oxytrope (P) Clearwater State Campground, Delta Junction, AK
White Sweet Clover - Palmer, AK - 6 July
Yellow Oxytrope (P) Beluga Point, Turnagain Arm, AK - 27 May
Yellow Sweet Clover - Cassiar Highway (central), BC - 21 July

Phlox / Polemonium Family

Beautiful Jacob's Ladder (P) Beluga Point, Turnagain Arm, AK - 27 May
Tall Jacob's Ladder (P) Denali Highway at Tangle Lakes, AK - 16 June

Pink Family

Arctic Sandwort (P) Eagle Summit, Steese Highway, AK - 21 June
Chickweed (Stellaria sp.) (P) Denali Highway, Mile 10, AK - 16 June
Moss Campion (P) Denali Highway, Mile 10, AK - 16 June
Mouse Ear Chickweed Turnagain Arm, AK - 7 June

Plantain Family

Common Plantain (P) Chena Hot Springs, AK - 22 June
Sea Plantain / Goose-Tongue - Seldovia, AK - 5 July

Poppy Family

Alaska Poppy (P) Steese Highway, AK - 21 June
Iceland Poppy (P) Glenn Highway near Eagle River, AK - 11 June

Primrose Family

Frigid Shooting Star (P) Denali National Park, AK - 25 June
Northern Jasmine (P) Chicken, AK - 11 July
Rock Jasmine (P) Denali National Park, AK - 25 June
Starflower (P) Chugach State Park, Anchorage, AK - 11 June

Purslane Family

Spring Beauty (P) Denali National Park, AK - 25 June

Rose Family

Alaska Spiraea (P) Blueberry Lake, Valdez highway, AK - 8 July
Alpine Spiraea (P) Blueberry Lake, Valdez highway, AK - 8 July
Beach Cinquefoil (P) Matanuska Valley at Glenn Hwy - 6 July
Cloudberry (P) Whittier, AK - 7 June
Glacier Avens (P) Teller Highway, Nome, AK - 3 June
Goatsbeard (P) Blueberry Lake, Valdez highway, AK - 8 July
Green Mountain Ash (P) Halibut Cove, AK - 2 July
Hooker's Potentilla (P) Glenallen, AK - 10 July
Large Leaf Avens (P) Blueberry Lake, Valdez highway, AK - 8 July
Marsh Cinquefoil (P) Tern Lake, Kenai Peninsula, AK - 1 July
Mountain Avens (P) Denali Highway at Brushkana, AK - 13 June
Nagoonberry / Wineberry (P) Denali National Park, AK - 24 June
Nootka Rose (P) Tern Lake, Kenai Peninsula, AK - 1 July
Norwegian Potentilla (P) Chicken, AK - 11 July
One-flowered Cinquefoil (P) Denali National Park, AK - 24 June
Potentilla biflora (P) Denali Highway, Mile 18, AK - 16 June
Prickly Rose (P) Muncho Lake, BC - 18 May
Raspberry / Red Raspberry (P) Homer, AK - 4 July
Shrubby Cinquefoil (P) Clearwater State Campground, Delta Junction, AK
Silverweed - Kluane Lake, YT - 22 May
Thimbleberry (P) Hodder Lake, Cassiar Highway (central), BC - 21 July
Wild Strawberry (P) Kenai, AK - 29 May
Yellow Dryas (P) Salmon Glacier, BC - 23 July

Saxifrage Family

Alpine Heuchera (P) Exit Glacier, Seward, AK - 1 July
Bear Flower (P) Denali National Park, AK - 25 June
Bog Saxifrage (P) Dempster Highway, YT - 13 July
Brook Saxifrage (P) Whittier, AK - 7 June
Foamflower (P) Dyea (Skagway), AK - 18 July
Grass of Parnassus (P) Chicken, AK - 11 July
Prickly Saxifrage (P) Savage River, Denali NP, AK - 27 June
Red-stemmed Saxifrage (P) Denali National Park, AK - 24 June
Spider Saxifrage (P) Denali National Park, AK - 24 June
Stiff Stem Saxifrage (P) Steese Highway, AK - 21 June
Yellow Spotted Saxifrage (P) Salmon Glacier, BC - 23 July

Sedge Family

Alaska Cotton / Cotton Grass (P) Teller Highway, Nome, AK - 3 June
Short-stalk Sedge (P) Steese Highway, AK - 21 June
Small-flowered Sedge (P) Stewart, BC - 22 July
Tall Cotton Grass (P) Blueberry Lake, Valdez highway, AK - 8 July

Stonecrop Family

Roseroot / Rosewort (P) Swede Lake Road, Denali Highway, AK - 16 June

Valerian Family

Capitate Valerian (P) Kashwitna Lake, Parks Highway, AK - 12 June
Sitka Valerian (P) Blueberry Lake, Valdez highway, AK - 8 July

Violet Family

Alaska Violet (P) Seldovia, AK - 5 July

Water Lily Family

Yellow Pond Lily - Parks Highway, Mile 101, AK - 26 June

Willow Family

Arctic Willow (P) Savage River, Denali NP, AK - 27 June
Net-Leaf Willow (P) Blueberry Lake, Valdez highway, AK - 8 July

Wintergreen Family

Large-flowered Wintergreen (P) Denali National Park, AK- 25 June
Pink Pyrola / Wintergreen (P) Dyea (Skagway), AK - 17 July
Sidebells Pyrola (P) Dyea (Skagway), AK - 18 July
Single Delight / Shy Maiden (P) Dyea (Skagway), AK - 17 July

LIVERWORTS

various (P) Dyea (Skagway), AK - 17 July

LICHENS

Elegant Orange (P) Denali National Park, AK - 24 June
Furled Paperdoll (P) Savage River, Denali National Park, AK - 27 June
Lungwort (P) Dyea (Skagway), AK - 17 July
Methuselah's Beard (P) Dyea (Skagway), AK - 17 July
Yellow Map (P) Denali National Park, AK - 25 June

MOSSES

Awned Haircap Moss (P) Chugach State Park, Anchorage, AK - 11 June
Fire Moss (P) Junction 37 (near Watson Lake), YT - 19 July
Red-stemmed Feathermoss (P) Junction 37 (near Watson Lake), YT - 19 July

MUSHROOMS

~Bluing Psilocybe (P) Dempster Highway, YT - 13 July
~Flame-colored Chanterelle (P) Denali National Park, AK - 24 June
Orange Jelly (P) Junction 37 (near Watson Lake), YT - 19 July
~Red-belted Polypore (P) Dyea (Skagway), AK - 17 July
Shaggy Mane (P) Cassiar Highway (central), BC - 21 July

DECIDUOUS TREES

Alaska Paper Birch (P) Matanuska Valley, AK - 25 May
American Green Alder (P) Whittier, AK - 7 June
Black Cottonwood (P) Kluane Lake, YT - 22 May
Dwarf Arctic Birch (P) Denali Highway near Cantwell, AK - 12 June
Kenai River Birch (P) Captain Cook State Park, AK - 30 May
Mountain Alder (P) Steamboat, BC - 18 May
Quaking Aspen (P) Kluane National Park, YT
Sitka Alder (P) Captain Cook State Park, AK - 30 May
Willows (P) throughout

EVERGREEN TREES

Amabilis Fir (P) Hyder, AK - 22 July
Black Spruce (P) Beaver Creek, YT - 24 May
Lodgepole Pine (P) Steamboat, BC - 18 May
Mountain Hemlock (P) Klondike Highway 2 near Alaska border, BC - 16 July
Sitka Spruce (P) Soldovia, AK - 5 July
Subalpine Fir / Alpine Fir (P) Salmon Glacier, BC - 23 July
Western Hemlock (P) Skagway, AK - 16 July
Western Redcedar (P) Hyder, AK - 22 July
White Spruce (P) throughout

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