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Rhododendron minus (Piedmont rhododendron)
Cressler, Alan

Rhododendron minus

Rhododendron minus Michx.

Piedmont Rhododendron, Dwarf Rhododendron, Carolina Laurel

Ericaceae (Heath Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: RHMI2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Green

Distribution

USA: AL , GA , KY , NC , SC , TN

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Bumble Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Bibliography

Bibref 1620 - Gardening with Native Plants of the South (Reprint Edition) (2009) Wasowski, S. with A. Wasowski
Bibref 841 - Native Alternatives to Invasive Plants (2006) Burrell, C. C.

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Rhododendron minus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Rhododendron minus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Rhododendron minus

Metadata

Record Modified: 2014-10-17
Research By: TWC Staff

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