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Iceland Wildflowers 2013 - Page 2

Nootka Lupins were introduced to Iceland from North America to combat erosion and fix nitrogen in the soil. It grows widely and is considered by some to be invasive. Hrisey Island, 1 July 2013.


Icelandic Poppy


Roseroot grew on the cliffs at Arnarstapi and many other rocky places. 27 June 2013.


Moss Campion was widespread, even on lava landscapes with little other vegetation.






Cotton Grass at Lake Myvatn


Common Cranesbill at Lake Myvatn


Wild Thyme


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