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Alpine-Azalea <br> <br><EM class=sciname>Loiseleuria procumbens</EM> (34263 bytes)

Loiseleuria procumbens

Alpine Azalea is a small shrub which forms mats along the ground on alpine ridges. I have read that it grows in bogs at lower elevations as well, though I have not seen it in such a location yet.

Location: Arrowhead-Billy Basin Ridge, Sitka, Alaska

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Journal: 10 August 2000: Indian River-Sisters-Arrowhead Loop