Taxon  Report   10302 
Rhododendron occidentale  (Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray  var. paludosum  Jeps.
Western azalea
Rhododendron occidentale var. paludosum, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Genus: Rhododendron
Parent Record Rhododendron occidentale
Habitat: streambanks [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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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:   (Accessed: Oct 24, 2016).

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