A collection of flora from the pacific wonderland.

Archive for July 30, 2011

Arctic Raspberry (Rubus Arcticus)

Shadow Lake, Banff N.P., 7/2011.

“The fruits are rather small, but sweet, aromatic, and richly flavoured.” – Wildflowers of the Canadian Rockies, Scotter & Flygare, 1986. A cherished part of the diet of local inhabitants for centuries in both America and Europe. Mesimarja is a Finnish liqueur distilled from this fruit.

Few-flowered Anemone (Anemone parviflora)

Banff N.P., Alberta, Canada, 7/2011.