Calflora
Taxon  Report   1665    
Cassiope mertensiana  (Bong.) G. Don
Western moss heather,  White mountain heather
Cassiope mertensiana, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: ERICACEAE  
Genus: Cassiope
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Cassiope mertensiana
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAME7)


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 31, 2020).