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White Arctic Mountain Heather

Cassiope tetragona (L.) D. Don

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Cassiope tetragona (White Arctic Mountain Heather) is a species of shrub in the family Ericaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to The Contiguous United States, Alaska, Canada, Western North America, and Greenland. They have simple, scale leaf leaves and white flowers. Flowers are visited by Rheocricotopus, Heterotrissocladius, Protophormia terraenovae, and Clossiana chariclea. Individuals can grow to 0.14 m.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of white arctic mountain heather. View this species on GBIF
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