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Rhododendron groenlandicum (Common Labrador Tea) discovered by Mardon (#2724)

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Observed: July 2, 2014 @ 4:00 PM
Posted on: July 3, 2014 @ 7:13 PM (diff: 1 days)
Comments:
The stems are rather woody as opposed to soft. Growing at the edge of a peat bog. The leaves range in length from about 2cm up to 6cm with the longer leaves more toward the bottom of the stalk. The under side of the leaves are a brownish red colour as seen in one of the photos.

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By Lessa on 7/4/2014 11:41:03 AM

What are the leaves like? 

By Mardon on 7/4/2014 8:42:20 PM

Hi Lessa,  I've added one photo of the top of the leaves and one photo of the underside of the leaves.  They are about 2cm to 6cm long. Thanks for your feedback.  Mardon

By Lessa on 7/4/2014 10:03:37 PM

That's a Labrador Tea... leaves are very distinctive by their "fuzz" and they way they curl under at the edges. I always use the leaves to ID this one, so I couldn't quite place it by the flowers.

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