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Mountain avens

Dryas octopetala


Arctic-alpine flowering plant in the family Rosaceae. It is a small prostrate evergreen subshrub forming large colonies


Widespread occurrence throughout mountainous areas


Spotted this plant in Iceland as well.

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Meik Meißner
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Meik Meißner

Eysturoyar, Faroe Islands

Spotted on Jun 30, 2006
Submitted on May 20, 2011

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