OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (10/20/20):
Rhododendron viscosum var. montanum   FAMILY Ericaceae   Go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhododendron viscosum   FAMILY Ericaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 145-05-011a?:
Rhododendron viscosum var. viscosum   FAMILY Ericaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Azalea viscosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Clammy Azalea


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image of Rhododendron viscosum var. montanum, Clammy Azalea

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_rhvi2_002_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (10/20/20):
Rhododendron viscosum var. montanum   FAMILY Ericaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhododendron viscosum   FAMILY Ericaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 145-05-011a?:
Rhododendron viscosum var. viscosum   FAMILY Ericaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Azalea viscosa

 

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4442

Shrub
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Rare (an endemic)

Habitat: Moderate to high elevation sites, in dry to seasonally seepy sites, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White (rarely pink)
Bisexual
Slightly bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed funnelform corolla
5 stamens, noticeably shorter than pistil
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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