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New plant species

There are around 180 different flowering plants known on Spitsbergen (like the Moss Campion in this picture). This year a new species was found, the Alpine Butterwort (Pinguicula alpina). It was the first new plant species to be found on Spitsbergen in 40 years. It is even a carnivorous plant species. Read here more about […]

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