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Leiophyllum  buxifolium (Bergius) Elliott   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Leiophyllum  buxifolium (Bergius) Elliott 
SynonymsLedum buxifolium Bergius (basionym)
 Leiophyllum lyonii Sweet
 Kalmia buxifolia (Bergius) Gift & K.A.Kron
Territory Northeastern U.S.A.Southeastern U.S.A.GeorgiaKentuckyNorth CarolinaNew JerseyPennsylvaniaSouth CarolinaTennessee
sandy grassland
Altitude0-1700m
Description leaves minute, oblong-ovate, obtuse, verticillate of 3-4, flowers in crowded terminal heads, corolla pentamerous, pinkish punctate, in bud pink
Size10-90cm
Colorwhite, light pink
Bloomearly summer
Ca-
Typeshrub
Cultivationopen site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, moist, sandy soil
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 3-6 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer and fall; layering in spring
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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