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Mountain Laurel - Kalmia latifolia


Family: Ericaceae - Heath family Genus Common Name: Laurel Native Status: NativeDicot Perennial Tree Shrub
Kalmia latifolia - Mountain Laurel. Mountain Laurel is a shrub found in most states east of the Mississippi River.

Found in:
AL, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, VT, WV

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Kalmia latifolia

Distribution of Kalmia latifolia 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, 25 Jun 2017). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

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Site: Big Frog Trail, Polk County, TN Date: 2004-May-31Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Mountain Laurel has beautiful cup-shaped white to pink blossoms.
Kalmia latifolia

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