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Western Azalea

$25.00 $20.00

Growth: Western Azalea grows rapidly to about 9-15 ft. (3-5m) and is long-lived.

Habitat: It grows in moist, open woods and streambanks. Wetland designation: FAC, Facultative, it is equally likely to occur in wetlands or non-wetlands.Use by wildlife: Azaleas are well-known to be toxic.  Even honey made from the nectar will cause illness in people.    Flowers are visited by bees and hummingbirds, the Green Comma Butterfly and the Hoary Comma Butterfly.  The leaves are also eaten by their caterpillars, perhaps making the butterflies toxic to eat as well.

Use by wildlife: Azaleas are well-known to be toxic.  Even honey made from the nectar will cause illness in people.    Flowers are visited by bees and hummingbirds, the Green Comma Butterfly and the Hoary Comma Butterfly.  The leaves are also eaten by their caterpillars, perhaps making the butterflies toxic to eat as well.

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Rhododendron occidentale

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