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Kalmia polifolia var. polifolia

Eastern Bog Laurel, Swamp Laurel, Pale Laurel, Gold Withy

    Synonym: Kalmia glauca, K. polifolia
    Author
  • Wangenh. (1788)
    Size
  • total: less than 3 ft
    Habit
  • low, sparsely branched, straggling
    Flower
  • Colour: rose-purple
  • Size: 0.5 in to 0.75 in
    Foliage
  • Shape: opposite, leathery, linear to oblong
  • Size: 0.5 in to 1.5 in
    Fruit
  • globose capsule
    Habitat
  • swamps and wet places, forming a border around ponds and lakes
    Natural Range
  • from northeast Alberta, across Canada, Great Lake Region to central New Jersey
    Producer
  • Baumschule Esveld
    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
K. polifolia f. leucanthaK. polifolia f. leucanthaback to registerK. polifolia var. rosmarinifoliaK. polifolia var. rosmarinifolia