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Rhododendron catawbiense
Catawba rhododendron Heather Family
Rhododendron catawbiense Ericaceae
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common names
  Catawba rhododendron
  Catawba rosebay
  purple laurel
  mountain rosebay
accepted scientific name
  Rhododendron catawbiense Michx.
rules for finding collection records
  Rhododendron catawbiense (274)
family name
  Ericaceae
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: Five petals, Round clusters of flowers
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 1.5 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Whorled, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of February thru end of October

How Likely at this Location (15%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (81%)
base map where plant found
mag select

Forest
Riparian
Disturbed
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