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Rhododendron  canadense (L.) Torr.   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Rhododendron  canadense (L.) Torr. 
SynonymsRhodora canadensis L. (basionym)
 Azalea canadensis (L.) Kuntze
Territory Eastern CanadaNortheastern U.S.A.
thickets and woods
Altitude0-1900m
Description leaves deciduous, petiolate, elliptic to oblong, thin, membranous, entire, sparsely hirsute, flowers of 3-9, fasciculate, irregular, seemingly bilabiate, fragrant
Size50-100cm
Colorpinkish purple
Bloomspring
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
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