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Botanists head to Nunavut

Dr. Jeff Saarela gets close to the ground to examine plants during an expedition on Western Victoria Island, NWT, in 2010.
Dan Smythe
Research assistant Paul Sokoloff presses plants in a tent during the 2012 expedition along the Soper River.
Roger Bull
Curator Jennifer Doubt sorts mosses being dried in bags on Western Victoria Island, NWT, in 2010.
Dan Smythe
A closeup of a specimen, Chamerion latifolium, collected on Victoria Island, NWT and prepared for storage in the national plant collection.
Martin Lipman
Canadian Museum of Nature Research assistant Paul Sokoloff, left, and Curator of Botany Jennifer Doubt pose with a display of arctic plant specimens, on acid-free sheets, from the National Herbarium.
Martin Lipman
A view of field camp on Victoria Island, Nunavut (2008), with plant press used to dry specimens and flatten them for preservation.
Roger Bull
Dr. Jeff Saarela and Paul Sokoloff examine a clump of cottongrass during the Soper River expedition on Baffin Island in 2012.
Roger Bull
Dr. Jeff Saarela from Canadian Museum of Nature collects plants along the Soper River, Baffin Island in 2012.
Roger Bull
The 2012 Canadian Museum of Nature expedition along the Soper River on Baffin Island marked the first time this species, the northern bog orchid (Platanthera obtusata), was recorded in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.
Roger Bull
Dr. Jeff Saarela gets close to the ground to examine plants during an expedition on Western Victoria Island, NWT, in 2010.
Dan Smythe
Research assistant Paul Sokoloff presses plants in a tent during the 2012 expedition along the Soper River.
Roger Bull
Curator Jennifer Doubt sorts mosses being dried in bags on Western Victoria Island, NWT, in 2010.
Dan Smythe
A closeup of a specimen, Chamerion latifolium, collected on Victoria Island, NWT and prepared for storage in the national plant collection.
Martin Lipman
Canadian Museum of Nature Research assistant Paul Sokoloff, left, and Curator of Botany Jennifer Doubt pose with a display of arctic plant specimens, on acid-free sheets, from the National Herbarium.
Martin Lipman
A view of field camp on Victoria Island, Nunavut (2008), with plant press used to dry specimens and flatten them for preservation.
Roger Bull
Dr. Jeff Saarela and Paul Sokoloff examine a clump of cottongrass during the Soper River expedition on Baffin Island in 2012.
Roger Bull
Dr. Jeff Saarela from Canadian Museum of Nature collects plants along the Soper River, Baffin Island in 2012.
Roger Bull
The 2012 Canadian Museum of Nature expedition along the Soper River on Baffin Island marked the first time this species, the northern bog orchid (Platanthera obtusata), was recorded in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.
Roger Bull
Dr. Jeff Saarela gets close to the ground to examine plants during an expedition on Western Victoria Island, NWT, in 2010.
Dan Smythe
Research assistant Paul Sokoloff presses plants in a tent during the 2012 expedition along the Soper River.
Roger Bull
Curator Jennifer Doubt sorts mosses being dried in bags on Western Victoria Island, NWT, in 2010.
Dan Smythe
A closeup of a specimen, Chamerion latifolium, collected on Victoria Island, NWT and prepared for storage in the national plant collection.
Martin Lipman
Canadian Museum of Nature Research assistant Paul Sokoloff, left, and Curator of Botany Jennifer Doubt pose with a display of arctic plant specimens, on acid-free sheets, from the National Herbarium.
Martin Lipman
A view of field camp on Victoria Island, Nunavut (2008), with plant press used to dry specimens and flatten them for preservation.
Roger Bull
Dr. Jeff Saarela and Paul Sokoloff examine a clump of cottongrass during the Soper River expedition on Baffin Island in 2012.
Roger Bull
Dr. Jeff Saarela from Canadian Museum of Nature collects plants along the Soper River, Baffin Island in 2012.
Roger Bull
The 2012 Canadian Museum of Nature expedition along the Soper River on Baffin Island marked the first time this species, the northern bog orchid (Platanthera obtusata), was recorded in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.
Roger Bull
Dr. Jeff Saarela gets close to the ground to examine plants during an expedition on Western Victoria Island, NWT, in 2010.
Dan Smythe
Research assistant Paul Sokoloff presses plants in a tent during the 2012 expedition along the Soper River.
Roger Bull
Curator Jennifer Doubt sorts mosses being dried in bags on Western Victoria Island, NWT, in 2010.
Dan Smythe
A closeup of a specimen, Chamerion latifolium, collected on Victoria Island, NWT and prepared for storage in the national plant collection.
Martin Lipman
Canadian Museum of Nature Research assistant Paul Sokoloff, left, and Curator of Botany Jennifer Doubt pose with a display of arctic plant specimens, on acid-free sheets, from the National Herbarium.
Martin Lipman
A view of field camp on Victoria Island, Nunavut (2008), with plant press used to dry specimens and flatten them for preservation.
Roger Bull
Dr. Jeff Saarela and Paul Sokoloff examine a clump of cottongrass during the Soper River expedition on Baffin Island in 2012.
Roger Bull
Dr. Jeff Saarela from Canadian Museum of Nature collects plants along the Soper River, Baffin Island in 2012.
Roger Bull
The 2012 Canadian Museum of Nature expedition along the Soper River on Baffin Island marked the first time this species, the northern bog orchid (Platanthera obtusata), was recorded in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.
Roger Bull
Craig Medred