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Taxon: Kalmia polifolia Wangenh.

 
Genus: Kalmia
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Ericoideae
Tribe: Phyllodoceae
Nomen number: 21117
Place of publication: Schriften. Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin 8:130. 1788
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Sep-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-Sep-1995
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 5 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada [Northwest Territory (s.w.)]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Newfoundland (incl. Labrador), Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Minnesota, Wisconsin]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Ebinger, J. E. 1974. A systematic study of the genus Kalmia (Ericaceae) (Rhodora) 76:343.
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  4. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  5. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource). (Can Poison Pl)
  6. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Kalmia polifolia Wangenh. :

  • 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 polifolia 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=21117. Accessed 15 December 2018.