Vascular Plants - Ericaceae - Menziesia:
Menziesia ferruginea
Page Author: David Giblin
fool's-huckleberry, false azalea 
Blooms: April-June
Habit: shrub
Duration: perennial
Origin: Native
Conservation Status: Abundant; of no concern.

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east to Alberta, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming.
Habitat: Forest understory and edges from montane to subalpine.
Accepted Name:
Menziesia ferruginea Sm.
Synonyms:
Menziesia ferruginea Sm. ssp. ferruginea
Menziesia ferruginea Smith ssp. glabella (A. Gray) Calder & Roy L. Taylor
Menziesia ferruginea Smith var. ferruginea
Menziesia ferruginea Smith var. glabella (A. Gray) M. Peck
Menziesia glabella A. Gray
Rhododendron menziesii Craven

Treated in Flora of the PNW as:
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria Specimens: View list of all Menziesia ferruginea specimens in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WTU Herbarium Specimens: View list of Menziesia ferruginea specimens in the WTU Herbarium database.

Washington Flora Checklist: Menziesia ferruginea treatment.

E-Flora BC: Menziesia ferruginea atlas page.

CalPhotos: Menziesia ferruginea images.

USDA Plants Database: Menziesia ferruginea.
Additional photographs of Menziesia ferruginea:
(click on a thumbnail to view larger photo)

Ben Legler, 2004

Ben Legler, 2004

Ben Legler, 2004

Ben Legler, 2004

Ben Legler, 2004

Ben Legler, 2004

Ben Legler, 2004

Ben Legler, 2004

Jim Riley

Clayton J. Antieau, 2004

Clayton J. Antieau, 2004

H. Tim Gladwin

Bud Kovalchik

Bud Kovalchik

Bud Kovalchik

Bud Kovalchik

Bud Kovalchik

Bud Kovalchik

Tim Hagan, 2004

Rod Gilbert, 2007

Rod Gilbert, 2007

G. D. Carr, 2009

G. D. Carr, 2009

G. D. Carr, 2009

G. D. Carr, 2009

G. D. Carr, 2009

Robert L. Carr, 2010

G. D. Carr, 2010

G. D. Carr, 2010

G. D. Carr, 2010

G. D. Carr, 2010

G. D. Carr, 2010

Susan McDougall, 2005

Susan McDougall, 2005

Fred Weinmann, 2013

Susan McDougall, 2014

Susan McDougall, 2014
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