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Kalmia  polifolia Wangenh.   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Kalmia  polifolia Wangenh. 
SynonymsKalmia polifolia var. rosmarinifolia (Pursh) Rehder
Territory
bogs, marshes
Altitude0-800m
Description leaves opposite, dark green and glabrous adaxially, abaxially greyish, 1-4cm long, floral pedicel 1-4cm long, glabrous, flowers 1-2cm across
Size10-50cm
Colordark pink
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typeshrub
Cultivationvery moist to boggy, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, sandy soil, semi-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
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