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2b. Kalmia angustifolia Linnaeus var. carolina (Small) Fernald, Rhodora. 39: 437. 1937.

Carolina wicky or bog myrtle Carolina wicky or bog myrtle

Kalmia carolina Small, Fl. S.E. U.S., 886, 1336 [as caroliniana]. 1903

Leaf blades pale green abaxially, usually deep green adaxially, abaxial surface densely puber-ulent with scattered, stipitate-glandular trichomes. Flowers: calyx strongly puberulent, usually not stipitate-glandular; corolla usually densely puberulent adaxially.

Flowering Apr-May. Shrubby bogs, pocosins, streamhead ecotones, pine savannas; 0-1300 m; Ga., N.C., S.C., Tenn., Va.


 

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