What is Kalmia procumbens
Kalmia procumbens or Mine-zuo (scientific name: Kalmia procumbens) is native to the northern hemisphere of the boreal region and is an alpine evergreen small shrub of the azalea family Minnesota. It is one genus. In Japan, it grows naturally in Hokkaido and northern central area of the high mountain rocky area and sandy beach where high plains grow. The tree height is low, branches grow on the slope. Leaves are cortical, linear to narrow elliptical and attached to living. This leaf feeds on the Grouse (Raicho) . In the summer, 2 to 6 bell-shaped flowers with a small white to light red crimped tip with 5 tips are bloomed upward. Flowers are made after flowers.
Common name:, scientific name: Kalmia procumbens, synonyms: Chamaecistus procumbens , other name:Mine-zuo, alpine azalea,trailing azalea, Distribution: Japan from Hokkaido to the north and the environment: Alpine rocky place and gravel, living type: evergreen small alpine alpine plant, height: 10 to 15 cm, leaf quality: cortex, leaf shape: linear long ellipse, leaf order: opposite, flower color: white to light red, Flower diameter: 0.5 cm, inflorescence: scattered inflorescence, corolla: funnel shape ~ wide bell shape with 5 tips at the tip, number of stamens: 5, antherish color: purple, flowering period: June to August.