Shrub to 5 dm; lvs leathery, linear to narrowly elliptic, 2-5 cm, entire, revolute (often completely so), whitened beneath when young by a dense indument of fine erect hairs; fls often pink, on recurved pedicels seldom over 8 mm; cor 5-6 mm thick; 2n=48. Acid bogs; Nf. and Lab. to Sask., s. to N.J., W.Va., n. Ind., and Minn. May, June.
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