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Azalea (Alpine)

Loiseleuria procumbens
Azalea (Alpine)

Habitat

They are found on rocky, wind swept mountain summits or on alpine tundra.

Description

They are evergreen shrubs that forms a mat on rocky summits. The flowers are white-pink and bell-shaped. They bloom in summer.

Taxonomic Features (Traits) for Identification

Flower Type: Flower Regular with 5 petals

Flower Color: White or pink

Leaf Arrangement: Alternate

Plant Type: Shrub

Leaf Type: Entire (smooth edged)

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