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Kalmia  angustifolia L.   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Kalmia  angustifolia L. 
SynonymsChamaedaphne angustifolia (L.) Kuntze
Territory Eastern CanadaNortheastern U.S.A.
thickets and woods
Altitude0-1300m
Description variable, branches pubescent, leaves opposite, oval, at base tapered, glabrous, bright green, abaxially pale, flowers openly crateriform, in clusters
Size20-100cm
Colordark pinkish red
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typeshrub
Cultivationcold, shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shade
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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