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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

carmelo_lopez

Date

August 27, 2014

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Square

Observer

ripepi

Date

July 19, 2014

Description

Rododendro ferrugineo

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Observer

montfranc

Date

July 22, 2013

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What

Rusty-leaved Alpenrose Rhododendron ferrugineum

Observer

naturalist

Date

July 20, 2013

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Square

Observer

mb299109

Date

July 13, 2013 09:30 AM EDT

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What

Rhododendron Leaves Rhododendron ferrugineum

Observer

torey_dorton

Date

March 13, 2013

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What

Rusty-leaved Alpenrose Rhododendron ferrugineum

Observer

Tiggrx

Date

June 15, 2012

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What

Rusty-leaved Alpenrose Rhododendron ferrugineum

Observer

Tiggrx

Date

June 12, 2012

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Observer

annemirdl

Date

June 3, 2011

Place

Oberstdorf (Google, OSM)

Description

Rusty-Leaved Alpenrose, Rostblättrige Alpenrose, Rhododendron ferrugineum.
Fellhorn, Allgäuer Alpen, Bavaria, Germany.

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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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