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Labrador Tea Throughout the large bog the Labrador Tea (Rhododendron groenlandicum) is in bloom at the Mer Bleue Conservation Area, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Ramsar site no. 755. Canada,Geotagged,Labrador Tea,Mer Bleue Conservation Area,Ontario,Ottawa,Ramsar wetland,Rhododendron groenlandicum,Spring Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Labrador Tea

Throughout the large bog the Labrador Tea (Rhododendron groenlandicum) is in bloom at the Mer Bleue Conservation Area, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Ramsar site no. 755.

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''Rhododendron groenlandicum'' , is a flowering shrub with white flowers and evergreen leaves that is used to make a herbal tea.

It is a low shrub growing to 50 centimetres ) tall with evergreen leaves 20–60 millimetres long and 3–15 millimetres broad. The leaves are wrinkled on top, densely hairy white to red-brown underneath, and have a leathery texture, curling at the edges. The tiny white flowers grow in hemispherical clusters and are very fragrant and sticky.

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Similar species: Ericales
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Uploaded Dec 4, 2018. Captured Jun 9, 2018 16:57 in Mer Bleue Bog Trail, Ramsayville, ON K0A 2Y0, Canada.
  • Canon EOS M100
  • f/6.3
  • 1/318s
  • ISO320
  • 200mm