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    • Rostblättrige Alpenrose
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    • Rhododendron ferrugineum
  • English
    • Rusty-leaved Alpenrose

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What

Rusty-leaved Alpenrose Rhododendron ferrugineum

Observer

ivetmoncus

Date

August 12, 2015 07:29 PM CEST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

El dors de la fulla es com rovellat (piquets vermells) la flor és rosa

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Rusty-leaved Alpenrose Rhododendron ferrugineum

Observer

luca_maurino

Date

June 25, 2015 02:49 AM CEST

Place

Troncea (Google, OSM)

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Rusty-leaved Alpenrose Rhododendron ferrugineum

Observer

danteal56

Date

July 10, 2010 07:59 AM CST

Place

Corduente (Google, OSM)

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Rusty-leaved Alpenrose Rhododendron ferrugineum

Observer

oggioniale

Date

July 7, 2015 02:46 PM SAST

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Rusty-leaved Alpenrose Rhododendron ferrugineum

Observer

tbrooks

Date

June 27, 2015 04:11 PM SAST

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Rusty-leaved Alpenrose Rhododendron ferrugineum

Observer

oggioniale

Date

June 6, 2015 02:44 PM CEST

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Rusty-leaved Alpenrose Rhododendron ferrugineum

Observer

jhjones2

Date

May 1, 2015

Description

large pink flowering bush

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Rusty-leaved Alpenrose Rhododendron ferrugineum

Observer

carmelo_lopez

Date

August 27, 2014

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Rusty-leaved Alpenrose Rhododendron ferrugineum

Observer

ripepi

Date

July 19, 2014

Description

Rododendro ferrugineo

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Rusty-leaved Alpenrose Rhododendron ferrugineum

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montfranc

Date

July 22, 2013

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Rusty-leaved Alpenrose Rhododendron ferrugineum

Observer

naturalist

Date

July 20, 2013

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Rusty-leaved Alpenrose Rhododendron ferrugineum

Observer

mb299109

Date

July 13, 2013 09:30 AM EDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Rhododendron ferrugineum (sometimes called alpenrose, snow-rose, or rusty-leaved alpenrose) is an evergreen shrub that grows just above the tree line in the Alps, Pyrenees, Jura and northern Apennines, on acid soils. It may grow up to 1 m tall and produces clusters of pinkish-red, bell-shaped flowers throughout the summer. The undersides of the leaves are covered in rust-brown spots, which give the species its scientific name. This is in contrast to Rhododendron hirsutum, which has no such...

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Conservation Summary

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