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Wildflowers

Discover a wide array of wildflowers throughout Valdez, visible from our many hiking trails.

Fireweed, lupine, salmonberry flowers, and many others are visible in our town. Alpine flowers can be spotted in Thompson Pass just off the Richardson Highway on the drive into Valdez.  

 


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Harbor Morning

Photo by Erin Babich


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Ground Dogwood

Cornus canadensis Photo by Selah Prather


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Forget-Me-Nots

Forget-Me-Nots (blue) are the state flower of Alaska


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Shashta Daisy

Chrysanthemum maximum. Photo by Cody Allen


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Dwarf Fireweed

Epilobium latifolium Photo by Gary Minish


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Nootka Lupine

Lupinus nootkatensis


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Lupine

A lupine forest in downtown Valdez Photo by Keenan J. Britt

Hiking Trails

Learn more about Valdez's hiking trails.

Wildflowers of the National Forests in Alaska

A guide to Alaskan wildflowers. From the USDA Forest Service

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