Western Azalea/(Rhododendron Occidentale)

Photo: KEF102/Western Azalea/(Rhododendron Occidentale)

Description: Medium-siced, erect shrub. Common around springs and along streams and marshy flats.

Leaves: Simple, alternate, deciduous. Leaves eliptical with smooth margins.

Twigs: Gray to bluish, much branched shrub.

Flowers: white or pink, white with pink inside. Bell shaped flowers with 5 lobes.

Fruit: Woody capsule

Notable: They are so beautiful but also one is immersed in the beautiful smell that envelops them.

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