Taxon  Report   6472    
Phyllodoce empetriformis  (Sm.) D. Don
Klamath mountain heather,  Pink mountainheath
Phyllodoce empetriformis
© 2009 Christopher L. Christie
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Phyllodoce empetriformis
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Phyllodoce empetriformis
© 2011 Jean Pawek
Phyllodoce empetriformis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Phyllodoce empetriformis
© 2009 Christopher L. Christie
Genus: Phyllodoce
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Phyllodoce empetriformis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).