Kalmia angustifolia var. carolina

(Small) Fernald

Rhodora 39: 437. 1937 ,.

Common names: Carolina wicky or bog myrtle
Endemic
Basionyms: Kalmia carolina Small Fl. S.E. U.S., 886, 1336 [as caroliniana]. 1903
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 483. Mentioned on page 482.

Leaf-blades pale green abaxially, usually deep green adaxially, abaxial surface densely puberulent with scattered, stipitate-glandular trichomes. Flowers: calyx strongly puberulent, usually not stipitate-glandular; corolla usually densely puberulent adaxially.


Phenology: Flowering Apr–May.
Habitat: Shrubby bogs, pocosins, streamhead ecotones, pine savannas
Elevation: 0-1300 m

Distribution

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Ga., N.C., S.C., Tenn., Va.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"entire" is not a number.

glabrescent +  and puberulent +
Acuminate (?) +, Obtuse (?) +  and Acute (?) +
Shunguo Liu +, Keith E. Denford +, John E. Ebinger +, John G. Packer +  and Gordon C. Tucker +
(Small) Fernald +
furrowed +  and smooth +
not flaky +
Kalmia carolina +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
oblong;elliptic-lanceolate +
coriaceous +
0.5cm;2.5cm +
stipitate-glandular +  and puberulent +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br />) +
stipitate-glandular +  and puberulent +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
Carolina wicky or bog myrtle +
polypetalous +  and sympetalous +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
Ga. +, N.C. +, S.C. +, Tenn. +  and Va. +
0-1300 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br />) +
pendulous +  and erect +
subglobose;globose +
Shrubby bogs, pocosins, streamhead ecotones, pine savannas +
multicellular +
green +  and pale green +
opposite +  and alternate +
persistent +
10-keeled +  and rotate +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
2-40-flowered +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
reduced +
not sticky +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1.6 cm16 mm <br />0.016 m <br />) +
Flowering Apr–May. +
4-5-carpellate +
4-12-flowered +  and corymbiform +
red to purple spots +
0.75 cm7.5 mm <br />0.0075 m <br /> (0.95 cm9.5 mm <br />0.0095 m <br />) +
glabrous +  and puberulent +
6mm;13mm +
distinct +
obovoid +
0.6mm +  and 1mm +
reddish +  and green +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.28 cm2.8 mm <br />0.0028 m <br />) +
procumbent +  and prostrate +
creeping +  and sprawling +
peltate +  and capitate +
straight +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br /> (0.45 cm4.5 mm <br />0.0045 m <br />) +
red to purple spots +
0.75 cm7.5 mm <br />0.0075 m <br /> (0.95 cm9.5 mm <br />0.0095 m <br />) +
glabrous +  and puberulent +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br />) +
Chamaedaphne angustifolia +
Kalmia angustifolia var. carolina +
Kalmia angustifolia +
variety +
stipitate-glandular +
puberulent +  and glabrous +
achlorophyllous +  and chlorophyllous +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +