The Russian taiga is home to Cephalanthera longifolia, the Helleborine orchid, which has narrow leaves and thin stems on which multiple blossoms of hood-shaped white flowers hang. The orchid can also be found in woodland areas of southern England, Ireland, western Scotland and Wales, according to the website First Nature.
The Labrador tea plant grows to be 4 to 5 feet. It will grow up straight in the southern latitudes of the tundra, but in the colder northern latitudes it will creep over the ground forming a carpet. It has woolly branches with narrow 1 to 2 inch leaves which are smooth on the upper side, with rusty hairs underneath.
The lady's slipper orchid is Britain's rarest and most impressive orchid. The exotic looking flowers have claret petals that frame a beautiful bright yellow pouch (11). The specific name The exotic looking flowers have claret petals that frame a beautiful bright yellow pouch (11).
Lingonberries are plant best suited in cooler environments which makes it suitable in the taiga as the average temperature for most months is below freezing. Lingonberry plants also prefer more acidic soil which is interesting as many plants do not grow well in such ground conditions.
For example, the taiga of North America mostly consists of spruces; Scandinavian and Finnish taiga consists of a mix of spruce, pines and birch; Russian taiga has spruces, pines and larches depending on the region, while the Eastern Siberian taiga is a vast larch forest.