Taxon  Report   11986 
Rhododendron columbianum  (Piper) Harmaja
Western labrador tea
Rhododendron columbianum
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Rhododendron columbianum
© 2005 Steve Matson
Rhododendron columbianum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Rhododendron columbianum
© 2006 David McClurg
Family: ERICACEAE  
Genus: Rhododendron
Communities:
Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Closed-cone Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Ledum glandulosum
More information about  Rhododendron columbianum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 07, 2016).

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