Plant Identification Database:
Ericaceae (Heath)
Rhododendroideae [Rhododendron]
Order: Ericales; Class: Dicotyledonae

The plant data on this site are a record of Bob Ronnow's field observations
which vary in accuracy and change with experience. For accurate and complete
information please use the links provided for each plant species and family.

Plant Families
Glossary of Botanical Terms

CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
Ericaceae / Rhododendroideae: LV: simple; FL: petals united, sepals united, long style, spheric stigma, ovary superior; FR: septicidal capsule; ST: shrub/tree; EC: u. poisonous
simple 5 parts; 7 or more parts; P: united; S: united White; Orange; Red; Pink S: few (<10); P: , long style, spheric stigma; O: superior septicidal capsule shrub/tree u. poisonous Wetland; Upland (woodland) Ericaceae / Rhododendroideae: LV: simple; FL: petals united, sepals united, long style, spheric stigma, ovary superior; FR: septicidal capsule; ST: shrub/tree; EC: u. poisonous
Sheep laurel Kalmia angustifolia Kalmia Whorled (3) Glaucous (beneath) Shrub, <6' Poisonous Forest Hopkins Forest Sheep laurel Kalmia angustifolia Lambkill
Mountain laurel Kalmia latifolia Kalmia Poisonous Forest Mountain laurel Kalmia latifolia
Pale laurel Kalmia polifolia Kalmia Opposite, Evergreen Whole, Oblong Revolute A: Acute; B: Acute <1'; >1"; Glaucous (beneath) 5 parts; P: Connate Red; Pink Raceme; Terminal <1", Summer Shrub, <1'; >1' Poisonous Wetland ME - Lake Rockabema Pale laurel Kalmia polifolia
Labrador tea Ledum groenlandicum Ledum Revolute Tomentose 5 parts White Terminal Shrub Leaf raw Labrador tea Ledum groenlandicum
Pink mountain heather Phyllodoce empetriformis Phyllodoce Linear 5 parts Pink/Red/Purple Raceme; Terminal June-August Capsule Shrub, <1' High mountain forest Mammoth, CA Pink mountain heather Phyllodoce empetriformis
Mountain azalea Rhododendron prinophyllum Rhododendron Mountain azalea Rhododendron prinophyllum
Swamp azalea Rhododendron viscosum Rhododendron Wetland Swamp azalea Rhododendron viscosum Swamp honeysuckle
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION