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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Rhododendron colemanii   FAMILY Ericaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Rhododendron colemanii

 

COMMON NAME:
Red Hills Azalea, May-pink Azalea


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image of Rhododendron colemanii, Red Hills Azalea, May-pink Azalea

JK Marlow    jkm080507_055

May    Greenville County    SC

In cultivation

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

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Rhododendron colemanii   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Rhododendron colemanii

 

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2694

Shrub
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Rare in GA

Habitat: Moist hammocks, moist bluffs, along streams, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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