Taxon  Report   4513 
Kalmia polifolia  Wangenh.
mountain laurel
Kalmia polifolia, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Kalmia polifolia
© Gerald and Buff Corsi 2001 California Academy of Sciences
Kalmia polifolia
© 2004 Steve Matson
Kalmia polifolia
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Genus: Kalmia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Chamaedaphne glauca
PLANTS: Kalmia polifolia var. rosmarinifolia
TJM2: Kalmia microphylla
TJM2: Kalmia polifolia ssp. microphylla
TJM2 + PLANTS: Kalmia polifolia ssp. polifolia
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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 29, 2015).

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