Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Rosebay Rhododendron, Great Laurel, White Rosebay, Great Rhododendron
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron maximum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron maximum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rhododendron maximum 145-05-001

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Rhododendron maximum


White to pale pink flowers with greenish to yellow-orange spotted throats, per Gardening with the Native Plants of Tennessee.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Catawba Rhododendron, Mountain Rosebay, Purple Laurel, Pink Laurel
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron catawbiense
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron catawbiense
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rhododendron catawbiense 145-05-002

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Rhododendron catawbiense


The bell-shaped flowers are purplish-rose, spotted, & in terminal clusters, per Gardening with the Native Plants of Tennessee.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Gorge Rhododendron, Punctatum, Piedmont Rhododendron
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron minus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron minus

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America Rhododendron minus var. minus

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rhododendron minus 145-05-003

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Rhododendron minus


Flowers pink to white, often spotted with green, in terminal clusters, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Carolina Rhododendron, Punctatum
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron carolinianum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron carolinianum

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America Rhododendron minus var. minus

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rhododendron minus 145-05-003?

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Rhododendron carolinianum


Earlier white-flowered form of R minus sometimes designated R. carolinianum, per Woody Plants of the Blue Ridge.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pinkshell Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron vaseyi
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron vaseyi
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rhododendron vaseyi 145-05-004

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Biltia vaseyi


Corolla tube 2-5mm long, much shorter than corolla lobes, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Flame Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron calendulaceum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron calendulaceum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rhododendron calendulaceum 145-05-005

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Azalea calendulacea


certainly the most gay and brilliant flowering shrub yet known" -William Bartram


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Piedmont Azalea, Southern Pinxterbloom Azalea, Hoary Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron canescens
(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron canescens

INCLUDING Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Rhododendron canescens +

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rhododendron canescens 145-05-006

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Azalea canescens


Flowers tubes covered with both glandular and nonglandular hairs, per American Azaleas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Election Pink, Roseshell Azalea, Early Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron prinophyllum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron prinophyllum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rhododendron roseum 145-05-007

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Azalea prinophylla


Shorter tubes than the other 2 fragrant pink species, per American Azaleas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Red Hills Azalea, May-pink Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron colemanii

This species was described in 2008 (not yet keyed), per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Rhododendron alabamense, Alabama Azalea
speaker icon Common Name: Alabama Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron alabamense
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron alabamense

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Azalea alabamensis


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: May White Azalea, Eastman's Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron eastmanii
(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron eastmanii
SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rhododendron alabamense 145-05-008?

Yellow-blotched white flowers with few or no sticky tube glands, per American Azaleas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pinxterflower, Pinxterbloom Azalea, Election Pink, Pinxter Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron periclymenoides
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron periclymenoides
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rhododendron nudiflorum 145-05-009

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Azalea nudiflora


Most flowers have dark pink to strawberry red tubes, per American Azaleas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Dwarf Azalea, Coastal Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron atlanticum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron atlanticum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rhododendron atlanticum 145-05-010

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Azalea atlantica


Flowers fragrant; flower tubes very glandular and can be white or pink, per American Azaleas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Swamp Azalea, Clammy Azalea, Swamp Honeysuckle, Catchfly Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Rhododendron viscosum
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron viscosum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rhododendron viscosum var. viscosum 145-05-011a

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Azalea viscosa


Fragrant. Pistil & filaments typically white [vs. R. arborescens' red pistil], per American Azaleas.


camera icon Common Name: Swamp Azalea, Clammy Azalea, Sweet Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Rhododendron serrulatum
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron viscosum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rhododendron viscosum var. serrulatum 145-05-011b

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Azalea serrulata


Corolla tube glabrous within; pistil usually noticeably longer than stamens, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sweet Azalea, Smooth Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron arborescens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron arborescens
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rhododendron arborescens 145-05-012

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Azalea arborescens


Flowers typically have red pistils and filaments, and are fragrant, per American Azaleas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Florida Flame Azalea, Yellow Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron austrinum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron austrinum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Azalea austrina


The fragrant flowers usually have pink to strawberry red tubes, per American Azaleas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Cumberland Azalea, Baker's Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron cumberlandense
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron cumberlandense

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Rhododendron bakeri


Like R. flammeum, it has sparse nonglandular tube hairs, per American Azaleas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Oconee Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron flammeum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron flammeum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Azalea speciosa


Flowers emerge with the leaves, and colors range from yellow to orange to red, per American Azaleas.


range map need picture of flower of Rhododendron oblongifolium, Texas Azalea
speaker icon Common Name: Texas Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) -
PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron oblongifolium

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Plumleaf Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron prunifolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron prunifolium

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Azalea prunifolia


Flower tubes are glabrous, or nearly so, which aids in identification, per American Azaleas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Minniebush
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron pilosum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Menziesia pilosa

SYNONYMOUS WITH Diplarche and Menziesia transferred to Rhododendron (Craven, 2011) Rhododendron pilosum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Menziesia pilosa 145-06-001

SYNONYMOUS WITH Andre Michaux Azalea pilosa


Small urn-shaped flowers, corolla greenish-white, often with a reddish tinge, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.


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