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Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Spreng. (bearberry), flowers and leaves

digital color photograph
Digitization Status
Born digital
Photographic image
Date created
2005 – 2012
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Spreng. (bearberry), woodland wildflower, image shows pinkish lantern-shaped flowers, flowers are perfect white tinged pink small (1/6-1/3" dia.) urn-shaped April-May borne in nodding racemes dainty and beautiful, leaves are alternate simple obovate or obovate-oblong 0.25-1.25" long by 0.25-0.5" wide cuneate revolute glabrous lustrous dark green above lighter beneath, petiole is 1/4" long