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Taxon: Kalmia microphylla (Hook.) A. Heller

Genus: Kalmia
Family: Ericaceae subfamily: Ericoideae tribe: Phyllodoceae.
Nomen number: 402696
Place of publication: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 25:581. 1898
Name verified on: 07-Sep-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 11-Feb-2007
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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Common names:

  • alpine-laurel   (Source: Rhodora 76:335. 1974) – English   [Kalmia microphylla var. microphylla]
  • bog-laurel   (Source: F Utah ed2 ) – English
  • western bog-laurel   (Source: Rhodora 76:340. 1974) – English   [Kalmia microphylla var. occidentalis]
  • western swamp-kalmia   (Source: Rhodora 76:340. 1974) – English   [Kalmia microphylla var. occidentalis]

Economic importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals   (fide Kingsbury, as Kalmia polifolia var. microphylla)
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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 [w.], Yukon Territory; United States - Alaska
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba [n.w.]
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado [w.], Idaho, Montana [w.], Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California [n. & c.], Nevada [n.w.], Utah [n.e.]

References:

  • Ebinger, J. E. 1974. A systematic study of the genus Kalmia (Ericaceae). Rhodora 76:333.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. [= K. polifolia subsp. microphylla (Hook.) Calder & Roy Taylor].
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955–1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Kalmia microphylla (Hook.) A. Heller:


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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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?402696 (01 November 2014)

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