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Rhododendron ponticum

Caption: Rhododendron ponticum, rhododendron, is a serious economic invader in Britain, now starting to spread in other parts of Europe. Here all the purple flowers are rhododendron, covering a hillside in the Snowdonia National Park, Wales. Derived by selection and hybridization from a native plant of southern Spain.

Credit: Williamson M, Meyerson LA, Auge H

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