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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
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Sep-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Feb-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (as Kalmia polifolia var. microphylla); mammals (as Kalmia polifolia var. microphylla)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territory (w.), Yukon Territory] United States [Alaska]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba (n.w.)]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado (w.), Idaho, Montana (w.), Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California (n. & c.), Nevada (n.w.), Utah (n.e.)]


References:

  1. Ebinger, J. E. 1974. A systematic study of the genus Kalmia (Ericaceae) (Rhodora) 76:333.
  2. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  3. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. (F Pacif NW)
  4. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  5. Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. (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.
  • 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=402696. Accessed 20 November 2018.