Saturday, May 10, 2014

Arctous rubra

Arctous rubra
red bearberry
May 10 2014
Moose Skull Lake, Mendenhall subdivision

arctous - northern or land of  bears

 Previously I have called it Arctostaphylos rubra
Kinnikinnik is an arctostaphylos, The Arctous has leaves with winged stalkes, blunt toothed margins, anthers without horns or awns, and juicy rather than mealy berries.

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