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At sea level, the vegetation of Iceland has many plants in common with what is found in the Alps at 2000 m. Often they are the same species. Some are ec to Iceland.

Cushion of Silene acaulis
english : Moss-campion
french : silène des glaciers

Close up on the flowers of Silene acaulis

Thymus serpillum, var arctica
english : arctic serpollet
french : serpolet arctique

Orchis montana
english : mountain orchid
french : orchis des montagnes

Silene alpina
english : alpine cow bell
french : silene enflé des Alpes

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