The flowers here do not grow in showy masses as they do in the mountains. The roses have been wonderful.
Here they are with a few paintbrushes.
And here with one of the three species of Potentilla I have so far found.
A dominant weedy shrub is the silver-leafed wolf willow.
It has small greenish blossoms that give off a heavenly scent.
The other flowers are mostly scattered and small.
The first fireweed is blooming along the river.
Introduced species thrive: such as this yellow hawkweed.
One gem I found in the forest. It is the only specimen I have so far seen. It is a pyrola, or winter-green, but I am not sure of the species (my books are all packed because of the half-finished interior.) At first I thought it was P. chlorantha, which grows at Nuk Tessli, but I now think it might be P. grandiflora, which I have never seen before. So that would be exciting.
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