The following links to illustrations
show a sample of some of the plants you can find in the Aleutian/Pribilofs.
Not all of these plants are found everywhere in this region. Nor
are all plants in the region illustrated here.
The FLORA OF ALASKA
illustrations (numbers 1-60) show a proportional scale. A 1/3 scale
means, for example, that the drawing could be multiplied 3X and
would show the plant at actual size.
Names are given in this order,
alphabetized by species/genus:
Unangam Tunuu when available
(UT page number from the Aleut Dictionary/Unangam Tunudgusii)
(common name, Unangam Tunuu)
This symbol, ~ means the plant
is considered very toxic. A range of toxic effects are known in
some plants in this region. Never eat any unknown plant or berry.
Be certain of the identity of a plant before you eat it. Taste a
wild plant only under the supervision of a parent or a caregiver.
means this plant is recommended for use in ACTIVITY TWO, Section
Illustrations 1-60 were drawn
by Mrs. Dagny Tande-Lid. They have been provided by Stanford University
Press by permission from the book FLORA OF ALASKA AND NEIGHBORING
TERRITORIES, by Eric Hultén, copyright (c) 1968 by the
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, and
reproduced with the permission of the publishers, Stanford University
Press. Further reproduction of the material requires the publishers'
Stanford University Press
521 Lomita Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-2235
Plant drawings 61-66 were provided
by R. W. Tyler and used by permission.