Taxon: Rhododendron calendulaceum (Michx.) Torr.

Genus: Rhododendron
  Subgenus: Hymenanthes
    Section: Pentanthera
Family: Ericaceae
  Subfamily: Ericoideae
      Tribe: Rhodoreae
Nomen number: 100501
Place of publication: Fl. n. middle United States 1:425. 1824
Name Verified on: 06-Jun-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Sep-2003
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 11 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: ornamental features (fide Krussmann; Eur Gard F)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - West Virginia
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - Maryland, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia


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  • Chester, E. W. et al. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants. 1993-1997 (Atlas Tenn)
  • Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:221.
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. 1963 (Glea Cron)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  • Kron, K. A. 1993. A revision of Rhododendron section Pentanthera Edinburgh J. Bot. 50:296-302.
  • Luteyn, J. L. et al. 1996. Ericaceae of the southeastern United States (Castanea) 61:120.
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)


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