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    • Azalea occidental
  • Scientific Names
    • Rhododendron occidentale
    • Azalea occidentalis
  • English
    • western azalea
    • california azalea

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What

western azalea Rhododendron occidentale

Observer

wildmarin

Date

April 12, 2014 01:37 PM PDT

Description

shrub with shiny green ovate leaves, widest at midleaf, arranged in irregular clusters of 5-6 leaves from a central node; wavy margins on untoothed leaves; twigs reddish-brown

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Azalea Rhododendron occidentale

Observer

icosahedron

Date

April 12, 2014 09:14 AM PDT

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Observer

marek

Date

June 21, 2012

Description

Flowering

Photos / Sounds

What

western azalea Rhododendron occidentale

Observer

steers

Date

March 28, 2014 05:59 PM PDT

Description

Not in flower yet.

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Square

What

azalea bush Rhododendron occidentale

Observer

myahninthet123

Date

February 7, 2014

Description

Azaleas are flowering shrubs comprising two of the eight subgenera of the genus Rhododendron: the Tsutsuji (evergreen) and Pentanthera (deciduous). Azaleas bloom in summer, their flowers often lasting several weeks. Shade tolerant, they prefer living near or under trees.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jimsteamer

Date

May 6, 2006

Description

Order:

Family: Ericaceae

Genus: Rhododendron

Species:

Azalea Flowers

Photos / Sounds

What

western azalea Rhododendron occidentale

Observer

damontighe

Date

November 3, 2013 02:12 PM PST

Description

November Blooming Western Azaleas (Rhododendron occidentale), Castle Crags Wilderness, PCT, California

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

phoksumdo

Date

April 7, 2013 01:56 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Azalea Rhododendron occidentale

Observer

lynnwatson

Date

June 17, 2013 03:37 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

western azalea Rhododendron occidentale

Observer

jonathanwitkop

Date

June 6, 2013

Photos / Sounds

What

western azalea Rhododendron occidentale

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

June 10, 2013

Photos / Sounds

What

western azalea Rhododendron occidentale

Observer

icosahedron

Date

May 22, 2013 01:15 PM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Rhododendron occidentale, the Western Azalea, is one of two deciduous Rhododendron species native to western North America (the other is Rhododendron albiflorum). The Western Azalea is known to occur as far north as Lincoln and Douglas Counties in Oregon and as far south as the mountains of San Diego county. Typically found in the coastal ranges of western North America, it also grows in the Cascade and Sierra Nevada mountain ranges, but is not known east...

No range data available.