Kalmia microphylla var. microphylla - Alpine Bog-laurel

Submitted by Lori S. on

Kalmia microphylla var. microphylla, Alpine Bog-laurel, grows in wet meadows and in boggy areas along streams and lakeshores in the alpine-subalpine zone in this area:


Shown below in a wet subalpine meadow with Trollius albiflorus in seed.  In the second photo, the pink haze in the distance is Kalmia microphylla var. microphylla:


Along a subalpine stream with Senecio triangularis, Sibbaldia procumbens and Salix sp.: