Learn about the Plants of Newfoundland and Labrador

Aspen Poplar
Common name: Aspen Poplar
Scientfic name: Populus tremuloides
Also known as: trembling aspen

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Blue-Bead Lily
Common name: Blue-Bead Lily
Scientfic name: Clintonia borealis
Also known as: clintonia

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Bunchberry
Common name: Bunchberry
Scientfic name: Cornus canadensis
Also known as: crackerberry, dwarf cornel

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Cloudberry
Common name: Cloudberry
Scientfic name: Rubus chamaemorus L
Also known as: bake-apple, salmonberry

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Coltsfoot
Common name: Coltsfoot
Scientfic name: Tussilago farfara

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Common Purple Lilac
Common name: Common Purple Lilac
Scientfic name: Syringa vulgaris

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Cranberry/Partridgeberry
Common name: Cranberry/ Partridgeberry
Scientfic name: Vaccinium vitis-idaea
Also known as: lowbush cranberry, lingonberry

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Dandelion
Common name: Dandelion
Scientfic name: Taraxacum officinale

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Labrador tea
Common name: Labrador tea
Scientfic name: Rhododendron groenlandicum
Also known as: Ledum groenlandicum

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Larch
Common name: Larch
Scientfic name: Larix laricina
Also known as: tamarack, hackmatack

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Paper Birch
Common name: Paper Birch
Scientfic name: Betula papyrifera and Betula neoalaskana
Also known as: Canoe Birch, White Birch, Alaska birch and Yukon Birch

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Red Maple
Common name: Red Maple
Scientfic name: Acer rubrum
Also known as: swamp maple

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Rhodora
Common name: Rhodora
Scientfic name: Rhododendron canadense

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Starflower
Common name: Starflower
Scientfic name: Trientalis borealis

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Sweetgale
Common name: Sweetgale
Scientfic name: Myrica gale
Also known as: bayberry, english bog myrtle

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Twinflower
Common name: Twinflower
Scientfic name: Linnaea borealis

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Weeping Forsythia
Common name: Weeping Forsythia
Scientfic name: Forsythia suspensa

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Wild Strawberry
Common name: Wild Strawberry
Scientfic name: Fragaria virginiana/vesca

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