Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
SYNONYMOUS WITH Neopieris nitida
Shining Fetterbush, Lyonia, Hemleaf
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JK Marlow jkm060423_024
April Charleston County SC
Francis Marion National Forest
Flowers in axillary fascicles, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
JK Marlow jkm160416_259
April Lowndes County GA
Distinguished by glossy coriaceous leaves with a prominent vein along margins, per Weakley's Flora.
Jerry Bright jeb_mg_0672
May Kershaw County
Goodale State Park
Corolla less than 5mm broad, usually pink, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.