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Kalmia  hirsuta Walter   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Kalmia  hirsuta Walter 
SynonymsChamaedaphne hirsuta (Walter) Kuntze
 Kalmia ciliata W.Bartram
 Kalmiella hirsuta (Walter) Small
Territory Southeastern U.S.A.AlabamaFloridaGeorgiaSouth Carolina
sands and rocks
Altitude0-100m
Description setose-hirsute, leaves 8-12mm, elliptic to oval, thin, bright green, flowers crateriform, 10-12mm across, solitary, in axils of upper leaves
Size30-60cm
Colorpink
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationopen site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
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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