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Pinxter Flowers - Rhododendron periclymenoides Deciduous shrub with clusters of terminal, pink, tubular flowers. Flowers were close to 2 inches in size, had a 5-lobed corolla, and 5 long, curved stamens projecting beyond the corolla. Leaves were thin and oblong.<br />
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Habitat: Growing in a deciduous forest next to a pond. A very odd, remote location for this shrub.<br />
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Habitat: Growing in a deciduous forest next to a pond. A very odd, remote location for this shrub<br />
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Pinxter Flowers - Rhododendron periclymenoides

Deciduous shrub with clusters of terminal, pink, tubular flowers. Flowers were close to 2 inches in size, had a 5-lobed corolla, and 5 long, curved stamens projecting beyond the corolla. Leaves were thin and oblong.

Habitat: Growing in a deciduous forest next to a pond. A very odd, remote location for this shrub.

Pinxter Flowers - Rhododendron periclymenoides Deciduous shrub with clusters of terminal, pink, tubular flowers. Flowers were close to 2 inches in size, had a 5-lobed corolla, and 5 long, curved stamens projecting beyond the corolla. Leaves were thin and oblong. <br />
<br />
Habitat: Growing in a deciduous forest next to a pond. A very odd, remote location for this shrub<br />
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''Rhododendron periclymenoides'', commonly called pink azalea and pinxter flower, is a species of shrub in the heath family. It is native to eastern North America, where it is widespread from Alabama to New Hampshire. It is often found in riparian areas, in wet to dry forests.

This species produces showy pink flowers in the spring. They have 2-inch long stamens; they do not carry a scent. The leaves are bright green and ovate. The trunk grows to be about 9 feet tall. Like many members.. more

Similar species: Ericales
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Dec 22, 2018. Captured May 23, 2017 11:24 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/256s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm