Taxon: Kalmia microphylla (Hook.) A. Heller

 
Genus: Kalmia
Family: Ericaceae
  Subfamily: Ericoideae
      Tribe: Phyllodoceae
Nomen number: 402696
Place of publication: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 25:581. 1898
Name Verified on: 07-Sep-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Feb-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury, as Kalmia polifolia var. microphylla)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington, - Wyoming
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California, - Nevada, - Utah
    • Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory, - Yukon Territory; United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, - British Columbia, - Manitoba

References:

  • Ebinger, J. E. 1974. A systematic study of the genus Kalmia (Ericaceae) (Rhodora) 76:333.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. 1955-1969 (F Pacif NW)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. 1993 (F Utah ed2)

Check other web resources for Kalmia microphylla (Hook.) A. Heller :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Kalmia microphylla cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.