2842 - AlpenPix (Wild) - 2010-12-09|
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Locality: USA - Colorado - Peak 7 area, Summit County, Colorado, elevation 10,000 feet.
Photographer: Jane Hendrix
Note: Closeup of a flower. Linnaea borealis stands a mere 2 inches tall in flower. It adapts well to cultivation if it has a moist, shaded site in acidic soil. Twinflower is the only species in its genus and is related to honeysuckle (Lonicera), residing in the Caprifoliaceae Family.
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