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Rhododendron menziesii
false azalea, fool's huckleberry, rusty menziesia
WTU specimens
Other herbaria
WTU images

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 middle elevations to the subalpine.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Rhododendron menziesii Craven
Publication: Blumea 56(1): 34. (16 Mar 2011). 2011.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Menziesia ferruginea Sm. ssp. ferruginea
Menziesia ferruginea Sm. ssp. glabella (A. Gray) Calder & Roy L. Taylor
Menziesia ferruginea Sm. var. ferruginea [HC]
Menziesia ferruginea Sm. var. glabella (A. Gray) M. Peck [HC]
Menziesia glabella A. Gray
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Rhododendron menziesii in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Rhododendron menziesii checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Rhododendron menziesii atlas page.

CalPhotos: Rhododendron menziesii photos.

USDA Plants: Rhododendron menziesii information.

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