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Taxon: Rhododendron catawbiense Michx.

 
Genus: Rhododendron
Subgenus: Hymenanthes
Section: Ponticum
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Ericoideae
Tribe: Rhodoreae
Nomen number: 5025
Place of publication: Fl. bor.-amer. 1:258. 1803
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Jun-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Sep-2003
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 37 (3 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed14); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed14)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [West Virginia (s.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama (n.e.), Georgia (n.), Kentucky (e.), North Carolina (c. & w.), South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Ericaceae&GenusID=Rhododendron&SpeciesID=catawbiense), Virginia (w.)]


    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. Chamberlain, D. F. 1982. A revision of Rhododendron II. Subgenus Hymenanthes Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 39:316.
  3. Chester, E. W. et al. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants. (Atlas Tenn)
  4. Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:221.
  5. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  6. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  7. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  8. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2) 1:256.
  9. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  10. Luteyn, J. L. et al. 1996. Ericaceae of the southeastern United States (Castanea) 61:119.
  11. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Rhododendron catawbiense Michx. :

  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=5025. Accessed 13 November 2018.