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Lapland Rosebay

Rhododendron lapponicum
Lapland Rosebay

Habitat

They are found on sunny cliffs.

Description

They grown up to 4-12" tall, blooming in June. They have bright, pink blossoms with yellow anthers in the center and dark green, waxy leaves. They are an evergreen shrub.

Taxonomic Features (Traits) for Identification

Flower Type: Flowers regular with 5 petals forming an open bell
Flower Color: Purple
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Plant Type: Wildflower (Low and creeping forming dense clusters on mountaintops)
Leaf Type: Tiny ovals, entire (smooth edge) and covered in brown scales

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