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Kalmiopsis  leachiana (L.F.Hend.) Rehder   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Kalmiopsis  leachiana (L.F.Hend.) Rehder 
SynonymsRhododendron leachianum L.F.Hend. (basionym)
 Rhodothamnus leachianus (L.F.Hend.) H.F.Copel.
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Oregon
rocky slopes
Altitude600-2100m
Description leaves aromatic, obscurely petiolate, adaxially dark green, elliptic to elliptic-oblong, entire, obtuse, glabrous, glandular, flowers 7-12 in cluster, calyx pale purple
Size20-40cm
Colorrose, dark pink
Bloomspring
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained 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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