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Trailing Arbutus

TRAILING ARBUTUS
epigaea repens Heath Family  Ericaceae
April - May infrequent
Description: From 2 to 4 inches tall. Note the oval, leathery leaves that remain green over winter, the trailing, hairy stems, and the clusters of white or pinkish flowers which expand from a short tube into 5 flaring lobes. Flowers are sweet sented.

Location: woods, steep banks

Trailing Arbutus

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