Alpine

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deciduous creeping shrub bright red in autumn having black or blue-black berries; alpine and circumpolar alpine bearberry , Arctostaphylos alpina , black bearberry
Alpine variety of enchanter's nightshade Alpine enchanter's nightshade , Circaea alpina
brown or blackish Alpine mosses having a dehiscent capsule with 4 longitudinal slits Andreaea , genus Andreaea
boreal or alpine sandwort Arenaria groenlandica , mountain daisy , mountain sandwort , mountain starwort
Alpine hogback arete
wildflower with heart-shaped leaves and broad yellow flower heads; of alpine areas west of the Rockies from Alaska to southern California Arnica cordifolia , heartleaf arnica
Alpine primrose auricula
dwarf prostrate mat-forming shrub of arctic and alpine regions of North America and Greenland having deep green elliptic leaves that taper toward the base bearberry willow , Salix uva-ursi
Alpine wind bise , bora , foehn
Italian city in Trentino-Alto Adige near the Austrian border; noted as a resort and for its Alpine scenery Bolzano
Alpine mountain pass connecting Innsbruck in Austria with Bolzano in Italy that has long been a route for trade and for invasions Brenner Pass
small shrub with tiny evergreen leaves and pink or purple flowers; Alpine summits and high ground in Asia and Europe and United States Bryanthus taxifolius , mountain heath , Phyllodoce caerulea
stemless perennial having large flowers with white or purple-brown florets nestled in a rosette of long spiny leaves hairy beneath; of alpine regions of southern and eastern Europe Carlina acaulis , stemless carline thistle
Alpine farmhouse chalet
low-growing tufted deciduous shrub of northern and alpine North America having pink to coral-red flowers followed by sweet blue berries dwarf bilberry , dwarf blueberry , Vaccinium caespitosum
similar to but smaller than alpine hulsea dwarf hulsea , Hulsea nana
alpine perennial plant native to Europe having leaves covered with whitish down and small flower heads held in stars of glistening whitish bracts edelweiss , Leontopodium alpinum
tree having wood similar to the alpine ash; tallest tree in Australia and tallest hardwood in the world Eucalyptus regnans , mountain ash
low-growing alpine plant cultivated for its dark glossy green leaves in basal rosettes and showy solitary bell-shaped blue flowers Gentiana acaulis , gentianella
one species: alpine azalea genus Loiseleuria , Loiseleuria
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