Kalmia microphylla var. microphylla, Alpine Bog-laurel, grows in wet meadows and in boggy areas along streams and lakeshores in the alpine-subalpine zone in this area:
15) Rhododendron, Cassiope, Vaccinium and other Ericaceae
Another common sub-shrub in the alpine-subalpine in this area, Phyllodoce empetriformis:
[Moderator note: Split from the discussion of Arctous rubra. Please note that any member can start a new thread in any section. :)]
I was about to start a thread for Arctous (Arctostaphylos) rubra, but I see we don't have an Ericaceae section yet.. perhaps someone can rectify that? ;) [Your wish is my command, Cohan! :) - Moderator]
meantime a few pics- I will eventually show the plants in several seasons- all equally charming...