Learn about the Plants of Nunavut

Bearberry
Common name: Bearberry
Scientfic name: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Also known as: kinnikinnick

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

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

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Mountain Avens
Common name: Mountain Avens
Scientfic name: Dryas integrifolia/ octopetala
Also known as: arctic and alpine dryad, white mountain avens

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Prickly Saxifrage
Common name: Prickly Saxifrage
Scientfic name: Saxifraga tricuspidata
Also known as: three-toothed saxifrage

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Purple Saxifrage
Common name: Purple Saxifrage
Scientfic name: Saxifraga oppositifolia
Also known as: french knot moss

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