Alpine azalea

a low, branching shrub, Loiseleuria procumbens, of northern regions, having evergreen leaves and clusters of white or pink flowers.
[1930-35]

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  • alpine azalea — noun creeping mat forming evergreen shrub of high mountain regions of northern hemisphere grown for its rose pink flowers • Syn: ↑mountain azalea, ↑Loiseleuria procumbens • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑Loiseleuria, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • mountain azalea — noun creeping mat forming evergreen shrub of high mountain regions of northern hemisphere grown for its rose pink flowers • Syn: ↑alpine azalea, ↑Loiseleuria procumbens • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑Loiseleuria, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Loiseleuria procumbens — ID 48562 Symbol Key LOPR Common Name alpine azalea Family Ericaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, ME, NH, NY, WA Growth Habit Subshrub, Shrub …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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  • genus Loiseleuria — noun one species: alpine azalea • Syn: ↑Loiseleuria • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Ericaceae, ↑family Ericaceae, ↑heath family …   Useful english dictionary

  • Loiseleuria — noun one species: alpine azalea • Syn: ↑genus Loiseleuria • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Ericaceae, ↑family Ericaceae, ↑heath family …   Useful english dictionary

  • Loiseleuria procumbens — noun creeping mat forming evergreen shrub of high mountain regions of northern hemisphere grown for its rose pink flowers • Syn: ↑alpine azalea, ↑mountain azalea • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑Loiseleuria, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Loiseleuria — prop. n. A genus of plants having only one species, the alpine azalea. Syn: genus {Loiseleuria}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Loiseleuria procumbens (L.) Desv. — Symbol LOPR Common Name alpine azalea Botanical Family Ericaceae …   Scientific plant list

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