The Flora of Svalbard

The Flora of Svalbard
The vascular flora of Svalbard consists of about 165 native species, which is a rather high number for an archipelago so far to the north. We here present record maps of the vascular plants native in Svalbard and some introduced species.

The data are mainly compiled from the herbaria of the University Museums in Oslo, Tromsø, Trondheim and Bergen. The actual distribution may be wider as populations of some species might have been overlooked and typically common species are not always recorded.

We miss photos of many species and appreciate help from you. In the future, a key for determination of species as well as a short description of the species will come.

Read more about The Flora of Svalbard here.

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All photos, graphics and text are Copyright © 2007 The Flora of Svalbard or the respective photographers.

Assoc. Prof.
Inger Greve Alsos
UNIS – The University Centre in Svalbard
P.O. Box 156
NO-9171 Longyearbyen
ingera@unis.no

PhD. stud.
Geir Arnesen
Department of Biology
Faculty of Science
University of Tromsø
9037 Tromsø
geir.arnesen@ib.uit.no

Tech. man. & coordinator
Bjørn Erik Sandbakk
Vei 232-559
9170 Longyearbyen
bjorn.erik.sandbakk@gmail.com

Made with contribution from:
Museum of Natural History (Oslo)

Museum of Natural History and Archaeology (Trondheim)

Tromsø University Museum

Bergen Museum

The Norwegian Polar Institute

The University Centre in Svalbard