Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Rhododendron atlanticum (W.W. Ashe) Rehder. Dwarf Azalea. Phen: Mar-May (sporadically later, particularly in response to fire); Aug-Oct. Hab: Pocosins, savannas, pine flatwoods, sandhill-pocosin ecotones. Dist: An Atlantic Coastal Plain endemic: s. NJ and se. PA south to sc. GA.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = C, F, FNA8, G, GW2, K1, K3, K4, Pa, RAB, Va, Horn (2019), Kron (1993), Luteyn et al (1996), Zhou et al (2008); = Azalea atlantica – S

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