Autumn mountain vegetation, Central Highlands Iceland
by Ragnar Sigurdsson (arctic-images.com), Iceland
Wild Blueberries,(vaccinium uliginosum) are native to cool temperate regions of the Arctic, Pyrenees, Alps, Caucasus, Northern China, central Japan, Sierra Nevadas and the Rockies. It grows on wet acidic soils on heathland, moorland, tundra, and in the understory of coniferous forests, from sea level in the Arctic, up to 3,400 m altitude in the south of the range. Higher resolution images available from firstname.lastname@example.org (there is a licensing fee depending on the use).
Submitted on 10 January 2010
Credit: Ragnar Sigurdsson (arctic-images.com) (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)
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