Phyllodoce glanduliflora - Yellow Mountain-heather

Submitted by Lori S. on

Phyllodoce glanduliflora is a common sub-shrub in this area in alpine-subalpine settings:

The name "glandulifera" is well-deserved - the flower stems and the outsides of the flowers are densely glandular-hairy, as visible in the following photo, and even the leaves are finely glandular-hairy:

In seed:

A nice tract growing amongst alpine willows: