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

Bloom Period
Genus: Kalmia
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Kalmia microphylla var. microphylla
JEF: Kalmia microphylla
JEF: Kalmia polifolia ssp. microphylla
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More information about  Kalmia polifolia
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 25, 2020).