OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Andromeda polifolia var. latifolia   FAMILY Ericaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Andromeda polifolia var. latifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Andromeda glaucophylla

 

COMMON NAME:
Bog-rosemary


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image of Andromeda polifolia var. latifolia, Bog-rosemary

JK Marlow    jkm0507g_05

July    Pocahontas County    WV

Cranberry Glades Botanical Area

Leaves white beneath, margins rolled inward, per Newcomb's Wildflower Guide.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Andromeda polifolia var. latifolia   FAMILY Ericaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Andromeda polifolia var. latifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Andromeda glaucophylla

 

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2010

Shrub; Subshrub
Perennial

Native: north of the Carolinas

Documented growing wild in - - -

Habitat: bogs, per Weakley's Flora

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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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