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Taxon: Rhododendron canadense (L.) Torr.

 
Genus: Rhododendron
Subgenus: Hymenanthes
Section: Pentanthera
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Ericoideae
Tribe: Rhodoreae
Nomen number: 5019
Place of publication: Cat. pl. 151 (Rep. Bot. Dept. Surv. State of New York Assembly, no. 50). 1841
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Feb-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (3 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • rhodora  (Source: Native Pl Database) - English
  • Canadian rhododendron   - English (Canada)
  • rhododendron du Canada   - French (Canada)
  • vårazalea  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec (s.), Nova Scotia, Ontario (s.e.), Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey (n.), New York (e.), Pennsylvania (e.), Rhode Island, Vermont]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Britton, N. L. & A. Brown. 1952. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British possessions, ed. 3.
  3. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 190-191.
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  5. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. Judd, W. S. & K. A. Kron. 1995. A revision of Rhododendron VI. Subgenus Pentanthera (sections Sciadorhodion, Rhodora and Viscidula). Edinburgh J. Bot. 52:30.
  8. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  9. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976) Note: slight or none garden merit
  10. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  11. Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England.
  12. University of Texas at Austin, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Native Plant Information Network database (on-line resource).
  13. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

Check other web resources for Rhododendron canadense (L.) Torr. :

  • 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
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=5019. Accessed 20 September 2019.