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Wild Flowers

Delicate flowers add liveliness and colour to seemingly barren Arctic Nordic fields

Wild Flowers in Norway 2019 - Best Time
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As spring comes to Norway, Arctic wildflowers pop everywhere: arctic Willow, Moss Campion, Sedum, Draba, Svalbard Poppy, Arctic Chickweed, Snow Buttercup and Tufted Saxifrage. The greatest saxifrage beds are found in Svalbard Archipelago.

Wild Flowers in Norway - Best Season 2019

One of the best sites to enjoy flowery beautiful wilderness is Lofoten Islands. In some villages, like Reine for instance, flowers bloom even in the grass roofs typical for Nordic lands due to their ability to regulate the temperature inside the house in cold winters and hot summers.

Arctic Cottongrass near Longyearbyen, Svalbard 2019
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Arctic Cottongrass near Longyearbyen, Svalbard

The fields of wild flowers are found even in the northernmost area of the country—the Bear Island.

Flowers near Longyearbyen 2019
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Flowers near Longyearbyen
Arctic flora on Svalbard 2019
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Arctic flora on Svalbard
A field of fireweeds somewhere in the Lofoten islands 2019
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A field of fireweeds somewhere in the Lofoten islands
Flora in nightly rain - flowers on Svalbard (Spitsbergen) 2019
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Flora in nightly rain - flowers on Svalbard (Spitsbergen)
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