Title

Brief description of rare alpine plants that bloom atop the Tableland on Mount K

Authors

Source

Down East

Date

4-1-1997

Pages

90-91

Abstract

Brief description of rare alpine plants that bloom atop the Tableland on Mount Katahdin, noting that the mountain is the site of the greatest concentration of rare plants in Maine, hosting a number of species that exist nowhere else in the state. The Tableland supports thirty varieties of alpine plants including the dwarf willow and the dwarf birch, the Lapland rosebay, bearberry willow and diapensia.

Subjects

Mount Katahdin, Plants

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