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Flame Azalea - Rhododendron calendulaceum


Family: Ericaceae - Heath family Genus Common Name: Rhododendron Native Status: NativeShrub
Rhododendron calendulaceum - Flame Azalea. Flame Azalea is Endangered in Ohio, and has been Extirpated in Pennsylvania.

Found in:
AL, CT, GA, KY, MD, NC, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, VA, WV
This example from Polk County, TN

Journal Articles Referencing Rhododendron
Rhododendron calendulaceum

Distribution of Rhododendron calendulaceum in the United States and Canada:
USDA Plants Distribution Map temporarily unavailable.
Blue=Native; Grey=Introduced

Map from USDA Plants Database:
USDA, NRCS. 2017. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 17 Oct 2017). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

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Site: Polk County, TN Date: Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Polk County, TN
Rhododendron calendulaceum

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All content except USDA Plants Database map Copyright Gerald C. Williamson 2017
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