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Mertensia maritima


The flowers come out of dark gray buds and start out pink and slowly turn blue until they are in full bloom. The leaves and thick and edible and taste a bit like oysters, hence the name.


On the the riverbank of Pasagshak River near the mouth. The water is mostly salty at this portion because it is so close to the ocean

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Alaska, USA

Lat: 57.44, Long: -152.41

Spotted on Jun 3, 2019
Submitted on Jul 20, 2019

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