Lapland rosebay

variants: or Lapland rhododendron

Definition of Lapland rosebay

: a dwarf shrub (Rhododendron lapponicum) of the mountainous region of eastern North America having scurfy branches, thick scurfy leaves, and purple flowers and forming extensive depressed mats especially in arctic and subarctic regions

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“Lapland rosebay.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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