Alpine Plants

Alpine Plants

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How have glaciers changed the shape of the land? And how do plants colonize bare surfaces after a glacier melts? 

How are alpine plants adapted to survive in the harsh conditions of the tundra? 

What do Royal BC Museum botanists want to know about alpine plants?

How do Royal BC Museum botanists collect plants in the field? 

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