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NEWS: Nunavut July 25, 2017 - 7:55 am

Photo: The budding tundra

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The white and pink flowering heads of the Labrador tea plant poke out from the tundra at Sylvia Grinnell park in Iqaluit. Labrador tea or Qijuktaaqpait has a number of uses; its leaves are most commonly brewed as tea and Inuit on Baffin Island have traditionally used its stems as a sort of chewing tobacco. (PHOTO BY FRANK REARDON)
The white and pink flowering heads of the Labrador tea plant poke out from the tundra at Sylvia Grinnell park in Iqaluit. Labrador tea or Qijuktaaqpait has a number of uses; its leaves are most commonly brewed as tea and Inuit on Baffin Island have traditionally used its stems as a sort of chewing tobacco. (PHOTO BY FRANK REARDON)

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