By mid-June, the buttercups were blooming. The first to bloom are always the Snow Buttercups, Ranunculus nivalis, which actually start growing and setting buds before the snow is gone. They are quite showy, with quite large flowers for a tundra plant. The color is an intense yellow that is possitively incandescent when the sun hits it.
The other plants were only starting to reawaken after the winter.
The Tufted Saxifrage (Saxifraga caespitosa) had swelling flower buds,
the Sea Lungworts or Oysterleaf (Mertensia maritima) were growing new foliage,