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Last updated 11/5/2009 by David Giblin.
Phyllodoce empetriformis (Sm.) D. Don[FNA8, HC, HC2]
pink mountain-heath

Publication: Edinburgh New Philos. J. 17: 160. 1834.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA8: "Hybrids between Phyllodoce empetriformis and P. glanduliflora are encountered occasionally where the two species occur together. The hybrids, P. ×intermedia (Hooker) Rydberg, consisting largely of first-generation crosses (F1 progeny), have a decidedly intermediate floral morphology, combining glandular, mostly nonciliate sepals more than 3 mm long and pinkish, cylindric to ovoid corollas."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Menziesia empetriformis Sm.