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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Rhododendron alabamense   FAMILY Ericaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhododendron alabamense   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Azalea alabamensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Alabama Azalea


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Rhododendron alabamense   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhododendron alabamense   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Azalea alabamensis

 

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Shrub
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Uncommon in Coastal Plain, rare elsewhere in GA

Habitat: Moist slopes, bluffs, streambanks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Bisexual
Slightly bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed funnelform corolla
5 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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