Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2010

Shrub; Subshrub
Perennial

Native: north of the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - - -

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Pink/White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed globular-urceolate corolla
10 included stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/15/11):
Andromeda polifolia var. latifolia   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Andromeda polifolia var. glaucophylla   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Andromeda glaucophylla

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Andromeda polifolia var. latifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Bog-rosemary