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Rhododendron ponticum (pontic rhododendron, Ericaceae)

 

 

Fagus orientalis (oriental beech), girth 536 cm. R. ponticum understory. Mtirala National Park, Georgia.
Fagus orientalis (oriental beech) forest. Small Castanea sativa (sweet chestnut, left centre). R. ponticum understory. Mtirala National Park, Georgia.
Some canopy tree and understory (bottom) species at upper elevations of Mtirala National Park, Georgia.