Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2694

Shrub
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Uncommon

Look for it in moist hammocks, moist bluffs, along streams, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

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

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Rhododendron colemanii   FAMILY Ericaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Red Hills Azalea, May-pink Azalea