Rhodora Rhododendron canadense
Heath Ericaceae family

Leaves: Somewhat hairy, "fuzzy" leaves. Oblong and greyish-green, 1/2" to 2 1/2" in length.

Flowers: Are purplish, rarely white, usually appearing before leaves.

Fruits: Fruit pods are swollen and green and approximately a half an inch long, turning brown in the fall. They stay on all winter.

Form/Habitat: Found in bogs and wet slopes.

NWI Status: FACW

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