Featured Learning

The Virtual Field Guides features information about expected species found in the area, and relevant ecological, historical and geological knowledge. Here is an overview over what’s featured and where to find it.

Species – Flora

Scientific NameEnglish NameIn VFGFlora
Arenaria humifusaLow SandwortsLSURL
Arnica angustifoliaAlpine ArnicaHDURL
Carex nardinaBHURL
Carex suspathaceaKNURL
Cassiope tetragonaArctic bell-heatherHD,BH,KNURL
Cochlearia groenlandicaGreenland scurvy-grassMHURL
Cystopteris fragilisBrittle bladder-fernHDURL
Dryas octopetalaMountain avensBH,LS,KNURL
Empetrum hermaphroditumCrowberryHDURL
Flavocetraria nivalis*HD
Luzula nivalisArctic wood-rushLSURL
Oxyria digynaMountain sorrelMHURL
Petasites frigidusArctic butterburHDURL
Polemonium borealeBoreal Jacobs-ladderHD,MHURL
Puccinellia phryganodesAlkali grassKNURL
Rubus chamaemorusCloudberryHDURL
Salix reiculataSnow willowBHURL
Saxifraga azioidesYellow saxifrageKNURL
Saxifraga oppositifoliaPurple saxifrageKN,MHURL
Silene acaulisMoss campionBH,LS,MHURL
Stellaria humifusaSaltmarsh StarwortKNURL
Tofieldia pusillaScottish AsphodelKNURL
Plants featured in the guide, in alphabetical order. Loactions: Hemsedalen (HD), Blomstrandhalvøya (BH), Leistranda (LS), Kapp Nathrost (KN), Miderhuken (MH), Calypostranda (CS). * = lichen

Species – Fauna

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