Photos of Kalmia-polifolia-~-bog-laurel

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Kalmia polifolia ~ bog laurel



  • OBL

  • Michigan C Value: 10

  • also known as pale laurel

  • leaves opposite, nearly sessile

  • whitened beneath

  • flowers are terminal

  • primarily in bogs

  • found in other peaty areas such as interdunal peaty swales and black spruce swamps

  • open hummocks in minimal shade

  • young twigs often have two edges similar to Hypericum kalmianum

  • native

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