Rhododendron ferrugineum L. (Alpenrose)

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Rhododendron ferrugineum

Rhododendron ferrugineum, in the mountain

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Rhododendron ferrugineum L. – (Alpenrose)

Perennial shrub of the Heather family -Ericaceae- up to 1 m. Elliptic leaves, hairy on the margin, rusty- red below. Pink flowers, till 2 cm wide, grouped in terminal inflorescences from 6-10. In Alpine and Subalpine mountains, on rocks and under not very dense woods of acid nature.

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22 April, 2019

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