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Mountain Rhododendron

Rhododendron myrtifolium


Evergreen broadleaves shrub in the Ericaceae family with bright pink flowers and pleasant smell.


Found them in patches high up the mountains (over 1500 m I estimated)


The southern and south-eastern exposed slopes were richer in flowering patches. It just started to flower so the landscape was not that spectacular yet. It is a protected species in the Carpathian Mountains of Romania, these ones here were in a natural reserve. They are also used in making jams and syrups.

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Alex C.
Alex C. 4 years ago

Thank you very much, Daniele!

DanielePralong 4 years ago

Beautiful series!

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Spotted on Jun 3, 2017
Submitted on Jun 5, 2017

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