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Cassiope tetragona var. tetragona

Cassiope tetragona (L.) D. Don var. tetragona

White Arctic Mountain Heather, Arctic White Heather

Ericaceae (Heath Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CATET

USDA Native Status: AK (N), CAN (N), GL (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Margin: Entire
Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: AK
Canada: BC

Additional resources

USDA: Find Cassiope tetragona var. tetragona in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Cassiope tetragona var. tetragona in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Cassiope tetragona var. tetragona

Metadata

Record Modified: 2011-07-29
Research By: TWC Staff

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