Labrador tea is threatened in the state of Connecticut.
- Synonyms: Ledum groenlandicum
- Family: heath (Ericaceae)
- Habitat: cold bogs, peaty soil
- Height: 1-3 feet
- Flower size: 1/3 to 1/2 inch across
- Flower color: white
- Flowering time: May to June
- Origin: native
Labrador tea has distinctive leaves -- the leaf edges are rolled under, and the underside is covered with a thick layer of tan fuzz.