40 seeds Phyllodoce aleutica.
Phyllodoce is a small genus of plants in the heather family, Ericaceae. They are known commonly as mountainheaths, mountain heaths, or mountain heathers. They are native to North America and Eurasia, where they have a circumboreal distribution.
Phyllodoce aleutica is found in various parts of northeast Asia and the North-Western part of North America.
In the Russian far East, this species is common in Kamchatka, Sakhalin and the Commander Islands. There is also a small isolated area on the Kurils: on the Peninsula of the Bear island of Iturup. In Asia outside of Russia, the Phyllodoce aleutica known in Japan, where it is most prevalent in Hokkaido, as well as forms a few of the areas in the interior of Honshu. The North American area is limited to the southern coast of Alaska and the Aleutian Islands.
Phyllodoce Aleutian grows on rocky slopes, peaks, tundra shrubs. A significant part of the area falls on plateaus and foothills up to 1700 meters above sea level. In Kamchatka, it is one of the characteristic plants of the mountain-tundra high-altitude zone of the oceanic mountain-tundra-elfin (South Kamchatka-North Kuril) subtype of the belt - along with Arcterica nana, Bryanthus gmelinii, Empetrum nigrum, Vaccinium uliginosum, Cassiope lycopodioides and Rhododendron rhododendron camtschaticum.