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Rhododendron

Observed: 5th November 2011 By: Beagle
Friends of Childwall Woods and FieldsMerseyside BioBankThe Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and
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Rhododendron
Description:

OPAL Biodiversity Survey 1: one bush in line of bushes and trees in a neatly trimmed garden hedge with few gaps. Height: 2-3m. Width: 1-2m and length 9m.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Rhododendron interacts

Comments

David Jardine's picture

R. ponticum?

spelling of specific name

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R. ponticum

Thanks David - R. ponticum it is! I need higher level lighting to read my Guidebook. Regards

Hugh

cicuta58's picture

Rhododendrons

Recent studies have lead to the conclusion that most UK Rhododendrons are hybrids and the common one is now R. x superponticum!

cicuta58

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R. x superponticum

Thanks Graeme, that does simplify the identification process. Regards

Hugh