Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Carolina Rhododendron at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales
Flora of North America
Rhododendron minus var. minus
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Carolina Rhododendron, Punctatum
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JK Marlow jkm0304v_05
April Rutherford County NC
Chimney Rock Park
Earlier white-flowered form of R minus sometimes designated R. carolinianum, per Woody Plants of the Blue Ridge.
Ron Lance rwl1222_b
Leaves mostly 2-4" long, with tiny dots (punctate) below, per Woody Plants of the Blue Ridge.
COMPARE leaves of Kalmia and Rhododendron species