Flower Database

Clubmoss mountain heather

Basic information
Flower Name
Clubmoss mountain heather
Formal Name
Cassiope lycopodioides
Alias
岩髭, clubmoss mountain heather
Habitat
An Alpine belt in the northern hemisphere, such as Japan and southern Alaska
Morph
alpine Evergreen dwarf small shrub
Comment
Clubmoss mountain heather , scientific name:Cassiope lycopodioides , is an alpine evergreen dwarf small shrub of the Cassiope genus ,of the Ericaceae department native to Japan and southern Alaska such as an Alpine belt in the northern hemisphere. Are native to stick into the crevices of the rocks of the high mountains. About 10 cm in height, stem-like green. In the scale-like leaves, cross the opposite. Short branches out from the leaf axil. Stretch floral red and thin from the branches, one at a time, bell-shaped white flowers bloom in the drop-down. The tips of the petals 5 lobed and the 反ri返rimasu. 10 stamens, one flower. After the flower consists of fruit capsules.
Detailed information
Order
Ericales
Family
Ericaceae
Genus
Cassiope
Species
C. lycopodioides
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Campanulate
Leaf type
Other
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Alpine Botanic garden
Color
White
Season
Jul Aug
Height
8  ~ 10  [cm]
Diameter
1  ~ 2