- World Boreal Forests -

Aquatic Plants

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Trees

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Shrubs

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Herbs & Wildflowers

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Graminoids

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Ferns

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Aquatic Plants

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Moss & Lichens

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Mushrooms

This subsection contains a list of aquatic plants found within the boreal ecoregions of Canada, Alaska, Siberia, Scandinavia & Iceland.

Araceae - Arum Family

Calla

Calla palustris - Water Arum

Present in every Boreal (Holarctic Distribution).
How to Identify & Propagate

Lemna

Lemna minor - Common Duckweed

Scandinavian & Russian Taiga, Siberian, & Sakhalin Island Taiga. From Newfoundland Highland Forests, throug the Canadian Shield Taiga up to Interior Alaska Yukon Lowland, Cook Inlet, Coppear Platea, & the Alaska Peninsula Montana Taiga.

Brassicaceae - Mustard Family

Rorippa

Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum - Watercress

Scandinavian & Russian Taiga. Iceland Boreal Birch Forests. Southern Hudson Bay Taiga. Eastern Forest-Boreal Transition, Great Lakes, & Acadian Forests.

Campanulaceae - Bellflower Family

Lobelia

Lobelia dortmanna - Water Lobelia

From Newfoundland Highland Forests through the Canadian Shield Taiga up to Muskwa-Slave Lake, Northern Cordillera Forests. Northwest Territories, & Cook Inlet Taiga. Scandinavian & Russian Taiga.

Droseraceae - Drosera Family

Drosera

Drosera rotundifolia - Common Sundew

Present in every Boreal Forest (Holarctic Distribution).
How to Identify & Propagate

Haloragaceae - Water Milfoil Family

Myriophyllum

Myriophyllum sibiricum - Northern Watermilfoil

Present in every Boreal Forest (Holarctic Distribution).

Lentibulariaceae - Bladderwort Family

Utricularia

Utricularia minor - Lesser Bladderwort

Present in every Boreal Forest of the world except in Northeast Siberian, Okhotsk-Manchurian, Sakhalin Island, & Kamchatka-Kurile Taiga.

Nymphaeaceae - Water Lily Family

Nuphar

Nuphar lutea - Yellow Water Lily

Present in every Boreal Forest of the world except in Northeast Siberian, Okhotsk-Manchurian, Sakhalin Island, & Kamchatka-Kurile Taiga.

Nymphaea

Nymphaea odorata - Fragrant Water Lily

Newfoundland Highland, Eastern Canadian, Boreal Transition, Great Lakes, & Acadian Forests. Eastern, Central, Midwestern, & Northern Canadian Shield, & Southern Hudson Bay Taiga. Cook Inlet Taiga.

Ranunculaceae - Buttercup Family

Caltha

Caltha palustris - Marsh Marigold

Present in every Boreal Forest (Holarctic Distribution).
How to Identify & Propagate

Sarraceniaceae - Pitcherplant Family

Sarracenia

Sarracenia purpurea - Purple Pitcher Plant

Newfoundland Highland, Eastern Canadian, Boreal Transition, Great Lakes, & Acadian Forests. Eastern, Central, Midwestern, & Northen Canadian Shield, & Southern Hudson Bay Taiga. Midcontinent Canadian Forests, Muskwa Slave-Lake, Northern Cordillera, & Northwest Territories Forests.
How to Identify & Propagate

Apiaceae - Umbellifer Family

Sium

Sium suave - Water Parsnip - Water Parsnip

Present in every North American Boreal Forest. Northeast Siberian, & Okhotsk-Manchurian Taiga.