Japanese name Blue mountainheath
English name Ezonotsugazakura
Scientific name Phyllodoce caerulea
Taxonomy ツツジ目ツツジ科ツガザクラ属

Flower diameter is about 1 cm. Height 20-30 cm.

It is an evergreen small shrub that grows like a carpet in moderately moist rocky areas, grasslands and snowy fields in the alpine zone.

You can see it around the Sugatami-pond. The flowers are long pot-shaped, magenta color with fine hairs on the surface.

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