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Rosebay Rhododendron, Great Laurel, White Laurel - Rhododendron maximum


Family: Ericaceae - Heath family Genus Common Name: Rhododendron Native Status: Native
Rhododendron maximum - Rosebay Rhododendron, Great Laurel, White Laurel. Mid-June in the Smokies

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Rhododendron maximum

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

Map from USDA Plants Database:
USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 25 Mar 2017). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.

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Site: GSMNP Date: 2005-June-19Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Rosebay Rhododendron in mid-June in the Smokies
Rhododendron maximum

Site: Low Gap Trail, Great Smoky Mountains National Park Date: 2014-June-28Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Nikon D7000
Tamron SP 90MM f/2.8 AF Macro
Rhododendron maximum

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