Cassiope mertensiana

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Related to Cassiope mertensiana: crowberry, Empetrum nigrum
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Noun1.Cassiope mertensiana - heath of mountains of western United States having bell-shaped white flowers
heath - a low evergreen shrub of the family Ericaceae; has small bell-shaped pink or purple flowers
Cassiope, genus Cassiope - low tufted evergreen shrubs of colder parts of north temperate regions having moss-like foliage and nodding white or pink flowers
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Multiple climate signals characterize Cassiope mertensiana chronologies from a site on Mount Rainier, Washington, USA.
Don Ericoideae Calluna vulgaris (L.) Hull Ericoideae Cassiope mertensiana (Bong.) G.
On sunny rock ledges, look for the red-capped white bells of white heather (Cassiope mertensiana).