Along the coastal shores at the Cape Burnt Ecological Reserve on Burnt Island on the Great Northern Peninsula in Western Newfoundland, Canada, the water crashes against the limestone rocks. Above the water's edge, a mass of yellow wildflowers blossom which thrive in this windswept region.
During the months of June and July, the Cape Burnt Ecological Reserve is a display of multiple colors as the wildflowers blossom, a season which is short lived. The wildflowers thrive in the arctic climate, the calcium rich-soil and across the extraordinary landscape, all which has been protected since March of 2000.
While touring the Cape Burnt Ecological Reserve on Burnt Island, visitors can view over three hundred different types of flowers and plants, at least 30 of them being exclusive and rare to Newfoundland, Canada. Cape Burnt is one of the most important botanical sites in Newfoundland, Canada that is situated on the tip of the Great Northern Peninsula. Surrounded by the Strait of Belle Isle, the ecological reserve is one of the coldest regions around Newfoundland and visitors should come prepared.... continue below the picture...
Limestone rocks and wildflowers on the shoreline at Burnt Cape Ecological Reserve, Burnt Island, Northern Peninsula, Great Northern Peninsula, Viking Trail, Trails to the Vikings, Newfoundland, Newfoundland Labrador, Canada.