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Phyllodoce caerulea

Phyllodoce caerulea (L.) Bab.

Blue Mountainheath, Blue Mountain Heath, Blue Mountain Heather

Ericaceae (Heath Family)


USDA Symbol: PHCA10

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), GL (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Purple


USA: AK , ME , NH , VT
Canada: NL , NS , ON
Native Habitat: Woodland,Salt Water Shorelines,Tundra

Growing Conditions

Soil Moisture: Moist


Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Additional resources

USDA: Find Phyllodoce caerulea in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Phyllodoce caerulea in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Phyllodoce caerulea


Record Modified: 2010-11-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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