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Kalmia latifolia f. polypetala

Feather Petal Mountain Laurel

    Synonym: f. monstruosa
    Author
  • Rehder (1910)
    Flower
  • Colour: usually white
  • Shape: deeply devided into 5 petals
    Bud
  • white
    Foliage
  • Colour: dark green
    Natural Range
  • Massachusetts, North Carolina
    Literature
  • Jaynes, Richard A., 1997: Kalmia, mountain laurel and related species, Timber Press, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.
  • Krüssmann, Gerd., 1977: Handbuch der Laubgehölze, Band II, S. 201 ff, Paul Parey Verlag, Berlin und Hamburg
  • Westhoff, Julia, 2006: Kalmia: besser als ihr Ruf, in: Gartenpraxis 11/2006, S. 26 ff, Verlag Eugen Ulmer Stuttgart
    Comments
  • known since 1871 or before, many different kinds of corolla
K. latifolia f. obtusataK. latifolia f. obtusataback to registerK. latifolia var. coronataK. latifolia var. coronata