Blue mountain heath

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    Blue mountain heath @ Hakobe Botanical Garden
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    Blue mountain heath @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Blue mountain heath @ Kyoto Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Blue mountain heath
Formal Name
Phyllodoce caerulea
Alias
Blue mountain heath, blue heath
Habitat
alpine zone of the northern hemisphere
Morph
Evergreen undershrub

Comment

What is Blue mountain heath

Blue mountain heath , scientific name:Phyllodoce caerulea, is an evergreen creeping of small shrub in the family Ericaceae native to alpine zone of the northern hemisphere. In Japan it lives in the rocky terrain of the high mountains of Hokkaido. Summer, from branches to extend umbels, with dark pink Tip 5 lobed with urn-shaped florets give the few stem.

Blue mountain heath, scientific name:Phyllodoce caerulea, also known as: ezotsugazakra, Blue mountain heath, blue heath, origin: Northern Hemisphere high mountain range and Habitat: Hokkaido-Tohoku, living type: alpine rock, tree height: 5-15 cm, stem color: Brown, leaf color: green, leaf length: 1 cm,:0.2cm leaf width, leaf shape: linear, Leaf: serrated with, leaves, leaf arrangement: alternate, flowering: July-August the flowers long:0.8~1.2cm, flower color: dark pink, rose: pot-in Tip 5 lobed, flowers of branches in which more of needled, stamens number: 10, ovary: 5 rooms, Calyx 5 available deep lobed, Calyx color: dark reddish brown, floral, Corolla and calyx: glandular hairs

Detailed information

Order
Ericales
Family
Ericaceae
Genus
Phyllodoce
Species
P.caerulea
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
Urn
Leaf type
Linear
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Alpine
Color
Pink, Violet
Season
JulAug
Height
5 ~ 15 [cm]
Diameter
0.8 ~ 1.2

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