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Taxon: Kalmia polifolia Wangenh.

Genus: Kalmia
Family: Ericaceae subfamily: Ericoideae tribe: Phyllodoceae.
Nomen number: 21117
Place of publication: Schriften. Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin 8:130. 1788
Name verified on: 07-Sep-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 07-Sep-1995
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System.


Common names:

  • bog-laurel   (Source: Rhodora 76:344. 1974) – English
  • swamp-laurel   (Source: Rhodora 76:344. 1974) – English
  • tuvkalmia   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory [s.w.]
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Newfoundland [incl. Labrador], Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Minnesota, Wisconsin

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Kalmia polifolia Wangenh.:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Kalmia polifolia cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?21117 (22 October 2014)

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