Iceland 2015

Digitally collected plants seen in western and northern Iceland, July 2015
[n] after species names refers to number in Kristinsson H 92010) Flowering Plants & Ferns of Iceland
The Digital Botanist  digital-botanist Praying to the orchid gods  Jean6701 Nootka (Alaska) Lupin : Lupinus nootkatensis [ 4] : Hrisey Island - with Wood Cranesbill to the left  DSC05863 Rock Speedwell : Veronica fruticans - [6] : Lake Myrvatn  DSC05594
Field Forget-me-not : Myosotis arvensis - [14] : Northern iceland  DSC05570 Oysterplant : Mertensia maritime [16] : Snaefellsness peninsula  DSC02262 Oysterplant : Mertensia maritime [16] : Hrisey Island  DSC05755 Bartsia (Velvet bells) : Bartsia alpina [21] : Garksmyri to Akureyri (Northern Iceland)  IMG 5766
Bartsia (Velvet bells) : Bartsia alpina [21] : Garksmyri to Akureyri (Northern Iceland)  IMG 5767 Wild Pansy : Viola tricolor [23] : Flatey Island  DSC05424 Heath Dog-violet : Viola canina [25] : Godafoss to Lake Myrvatn  DSC05597 Common Butterwort : Pinguicula vulgaris [28] : Western Iceland north of Reykjavik  IMG 5751
Common Butterwort : Pinguicula vulgaris [28] : Western Iceland north of Reykjavik  IMG 5754 Wood Crane's-bill : Geranium sylvaticum [34] : Þingvellir  DSC02593 Wood Crane's-bill : Geranium sylvaticum [34] : Gullfoss/Geysir  DSC05916 Wood Crane's-bill (white variant, album) : Geranium sylvaticum [34] : Þingvellir  DSC05977
Alpine Speedwell : Veronica alpina [7] : Þingvellir  DSC05971 Selfheal : Prunella vulgaris [33] : Hrisey Island  DSC05930 Heath Spotted Orchid : Dactylorhiza maculata [ 42] : Þingvellir  DSC02574 Heath Spotted Orchid : Dactylorhiza maculata [42] : Gullfoss/Geysir  DSC05932
Heath Spotted Orchid : Dactylorhiza maculata [42] : Þingvellir  DSC05951 Heath Spotted Orchid : Dactylorhiza maculata [42] : Þingvellir - note: not all plants show spots on leaves  DSC05959 Wild Thyme : Thymus praecox arcticus [49] : Flatey Island  DSC05536 Alpine Catchfly (pink) : Viscaria alpina [51] : Western Iceland north of Reykjavik with Alpine mousear  IMG 5753
Arctic River Beauty : Chamerion latifolium [57] : Garksmyri to Akureyri (Northern Iceland)  DSC05553 Arctic River Beauty : Chamerion latifolium [57] : Garksmyri to Akureyri (Northern Iceland)  DSC05555 Chickweed Willowherb : Epilobium alsinifolium [58] : Southern coastal area  DSC02616 Cliff Willowherb : Epilobium collinum [61] : Inner central Iceland  DSC05925
Water Avens : Geum rivale [71] : Þingvellir  DSC05974 Water Avens : Geum rivale [71] : Garksmyri  IMG 5768 Thrift : Armeria maritime [75] : Western Iceland north of Reykjavik  DSC02209 Thrift : Armeria maritime [75] : Inner central Iceland  DSC05901
Moss Campion : Silene acaulis [76] : Western Iceland north of Reykjavik  DSC02228 Moss Campion : Silene acaulis [76] : Snaefellsness peninsula - note: either white variant or faded with age  DSC02280 Moss Campion : Silene acaulis [76] : Inner central Iceland  DSC05887 Cuckoo Flower : Cardamine pratensis [78] : Snaefellsness peninsula  DSC02269
Cuckoo Flower : Cardamine pratensis [78] : Snaefellsness peninsula  DSC02272 Bilberry : Vaccinium myrtillus [83] : Hrisey Island  DSC05815 Bog Bilberry : Vaccinium uliginosum [84]  : Godafoss to Lake Myrvatn  DSC05585 Bog Bilberry : Vaccinium uliginosum [84]  : Hrisey Island  DSC05814
Bog Bilberry : Vaccinium uliginosum [84]  : Hrisey Island  DSC05817 Red Campion : Silene dioica {52] : Godafoss to Lake Myrvatn  DSC05619 Red Campion : Silene dioica [52] : Hrisey Island  DSC05768 Trailing Azalea : Loiseleuria procumbens [68] : Þingvellir  DSC05965
Hairy Stonecrop : Sedum villosum [72] : Southern coastal area  DSC02624 Hairy Stonecrop : Sedum villosum [72] : Þingvellir  DSC05942 Alpine Fleabane : Erigeron borealis [88] : Þingvellir  DSC05953 Sea Mayweed : Tripleurospermum maritimum [94] : Garksmyri to Akureyri (Northern Iceland)  IMG 5780
Mountain Avens : Dryas octopetala [96] : Western Iceland north of Reykjavik  DSC02227 Mountain Avens : Dryas octopetala [96] : Garksmyri to Akureyri (Northern Iceland)  IMG 5775 Sea Campion : Silene uniflora [100] : Western Iceland north of Reykjavik  IMG 5749 Sea Campion : Silene uniflora [100] : Western Iceland north of Reykjavik  IMG 5764
Alpine Mouse-ear : Cerastrium alpinum [102] : Inner central Iceland  DSC05897 Alpine Mouse-ear : Cerastrium alpinum [102] : Western Iceland north of Reykjavik  (I think this is the same as the previous example, growing in different conditions)  IMG 5755 Irish Saxifrage : Saxifraga rosacea [110] : Southern coastal area  DSC02631 Irish Saxifrage : Saxifraga rosacea [110] : Þingvellir  DSC05961
Sea Sandwort : Honckenya peploides [126] : Reykjavik area  DSC02203 Sea Sandwort : Honckenya peploides [126] : Vik  DSC06023 Alpine Bistort : Bistorta vivipara [141] : Godafoss to Lake Myrvatn  DSC05591 Garden Angelica : Angelica archangeli [148] : Garksmyri to Akureyri (Northern Iceland)  DSC05557
Sea Rocket : Cakile maritima islandica [158] : Hrisey Island  DSC05757 Northern Rock-cress : Arabidopsis petraea [159] : Snaefellsness peninsula  DSC02305 Northern Rock-cress : Arabidopsis petraea [159] : Inner central Iceland  DSC05900 Northern bedstraw : Galium boreale [173] : Hrisey Island  DSC05811
Northern bedstraw : Galium boreale [173] : Þingvellir  DSC05960 Slender Bedstraw : Galium normanii [175] : Southern coastal area  DSC02621 Hoary Whitlowgrass : Draba incana [160] : Southern coastal area  DSC06040 Sweet Cicely : Myrrhis odorata [152] : Garksmyri to Akureyri (Northern Iceland)  DSC02454
Common Scurvy-grass : Cochlearia officinalis [166] : Snaefellsness peninsula  DSC05311 Small White Orchid : Pseudorchis albida [243] : Hrisey Island  DSC05846 Mossy Saxifrage : Saxifraga hypnoides [108] : Southern coastal area  DSC02620 Tufted Saxifrage : Saxifraga cespitosa [111] : Southern coastal area  DSC06036
Arctic Sandwort : Arenaria norvegica [125] : Southern coastal area  DSC02622 Arctic Sandwort : Arenaria norvegica [125] : Southern coastal area  DSC02628 Scottish Asphodel : Tofieldia pulsilla [171]  : Þingvellir  DSC05958 Marsh Marigold : Caltha palustris [190] : Garksmyri  IMG 5777
Alpine Cinquefoil  (yellow): Potentilla crantzii [193] : Þingvellir with Common (probably) mousear  DSC05950 Meadow Buttercup : Ranunculus acris [196] : Gullfoss/Geysir  DSC02229 Arctic Poppy : Papaver radicatum [199] : Snaefellsness peninsula  DSC05411 Arctic Poppy : Papaver radicatum [199] : Snaefellsness peninsula  DSC05412
Roseroot : Rhodiola rosea [213] : Snaefellsness peninsula : showing both male and female (red) flowers  DSC02364 Roseroot : Rhodiola rosea [213] : Southern coastal area  DSC06056 Ladies' Bedstraw : Galium verum [214] : Garksmyri to Akureyri (Northern Iceland)  DSC05558 Ladies' Bedstraw : Galium verum [214] : Garksmyri to Akureyri (Northern Iceland)  DSC05559
Annual Stonecrop : Sedum annuum [203] : Southern coastal area  DSC02636 Alpine Ladies' Mantle : Alchemilla alpina [234] : Western Iceland north of Reykjavik  DSC02225 Alpine Ladies' Mantle : Alchemilla alpina [234] : Southern coastal area  DSC06059 Northeren Green Orchid : Platanthera hyperborea [242] : Hrisey Island  DSC05807
Northeren Green Orchid : Platanthera hyperborea [ 242] : Hrisey Island  IMG 5783 Frog Orchid : Coeloglossum viride [323] : Hrisey Island  DSC05793 Frog Orchid : Coeloglossum viride [323] : Hrisey Island  DSC05826 Sea Plantain : Plantago maritima [327] : Snaefellsness peninsula  DSC02267
Sheeps'Sorrel : Rumex acetosel [320] : Western Iceland north of Reykjavik  DSC02235 Sheeps'Sorrel : Rumex acetosel [320] : Flatey Island / east to Garksmyri :  Sorrel is to the left beside rock, shows lateral wings at base of leaves  DSC05426 Moountain Sorrel : Oxyria dignya [321] : Godafoss to Lake Myrvatn  DSC02495 Moountain Sorrel : Oxyria dignya [321] : Þingvellir  DSC05986
Common Sorrel : Rumes acetosa [319] : Southern coastal area  DSC02626 Dwarf Willow : Salix herbacea [306] : Inner central Iceland  DSC02551 Wooly Willow : Salix lanata [308] : Western Iceland north of Reykjavik  DSC02243 Wooly Willow : Salix lanata [308] : Southern coastal area  DSC05944
Scheuchzer's Cottongrass : Eriophorum scheuchzeri [395] : Þingvellir  DSC05940 Common Moonwort : Botrychium lunaria [285] : Godafoss to Lake Myrvatn  DSC05639 Common Moonwort : Botrychium lunaria [285] : Godafoss to Lake Myrvatn  DSC05640 Common Moonwort : Botrychium lunaria [285] : Hrisey Island : Fertile branch more fully developed  DSC05854
Alpine Clubmoss : Diphasiastrum alpinum [340] : Hrisey Island  DSC05795 Alpine Clubmoss : Diphasiastrum alpinum [340] : Hrisey Island  DSC05797 The Digital Botanist's assistant "On Assignment" collecting flowers - Hrisey Island  Richard6663