Ledum glandulosum

Trapper's Tea

Erect evergreen shrub with smooth bark, fine hairs on new growth. Leaves 1/2–2 in. long, leathery, oblong, occasionally with rolled entire edges, hanging down when mature; underside white with dense hairs. Flowers cream to white, 5 spreading petals, 8–10 stamens slightly longer than petals. Common in bogs.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 35--60 inches
  • Habitat: Subalpine, Alpine, Bog/Fen/Wetland
  • Found In: N Cascades Np, Wallowas
  • Native: Yes

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