Kalmia latifolia

Family:ERICACEAE
Species:Kalmia latifolia L.
Common Name:MOUNTAIN LAUREL
Status:Native, Threatened-State, FACW (DEP), FACU (NWPL)
Specimen: View details of USF Herbarium specimens

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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order ERICALES
FamilyERICACEAE
Genus Kalmia
Species Kalmia latifolia L. - MOUNTAIN LAUREL

Citation

Citation KALMIA LATIFOLIA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 391. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: Without data (lectotype: Plukenet, Phytographia t. 379(6). 1705). Lectotypified by Reveal, in C. E. Jarvis et al., Regn. Veg. 127: 58. 1993.

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Source

CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Bay FSU  
Calhoun USF  
Escambia FLAS  
Gadsden USF  
Holmes USF  
Leon FTG  
Liberty FLAS  
Okaloosa USF  
Santa Rosa USF  
Suwannee FLAS  
Walton USF  
Washington FSU  

Synonyms

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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Chamaedaphne latifolia Chamaedaphne latifolia (Linnaeus) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 388. 1891.BASIONYM: Kalmia latifolia Linnaeus 1753. 
Kalmia ferruginea Kalmia ferruginea Rafinesque, Autik. Bot. 86. 1840. TYPE: PENNSYLVANIA:
Kalmia latifolia forma alba Kalmia latifolia Linnaeus, forma alba (Bosse) Rehder, Rhodora 12: 2. 1910.BASIONYM: Kalmia latifolia Linnaeus, var. alba Bosse 1841. 
Kalmia latifolia forma angustata Kalmia latifolia Linnaeus, forma angustata Rehder, J. Arnold Arbor. 26: 481. 1945. TYPE: NEW JERSEY: Cape May Co.: Dennis Twp., 21 Mar 1944, Scribner s.n. (holotype: A).
Kalmia latifolia forma fuscata Kalmia latifolia Linnaeus, forma fuscata (Rehder) Rehder, Rhodora 12: 2. 1910.BASIONYM: Kalmia latifolia Linnaeus, var. fuscata Rehder 1903. 
Kalmia latifolia forma minor Kalmia latifolia Linnaeus, forma minor K. Koch, Dendrologie 2: 153. 1872.  
Kalmia latifolia forma myrtifolia Kalmia latifolia Linnaeus, forma myrtifolia K. Koch, Dendrologie 2: 153. 1872.  
Kalmia latifolia forma obtusata Kalmia latifolia Linnaeus, forma obtusata (Rehder) Rehder, Rhodora 12: 2. 1910.BASIONYM: Kalmia latifolia Linnaeus, var. obtusata Rehder 1903. 
Kalmia latifolia forma polypetala Kalmia latifolia Linnaeus, forma polypetala (G. Nicholson) Rehder, Rhodora 12: 1. 1910.BASIONYM: Kalmia latifolia Linnaeus, var. polypetala G. Nicholson 1896. 
Kalmia latifolia forma rubra Kalmia latifolia Linnaeus, forma rubra Sweet ex K. Koch, Dendrologie 2: 152. 1872.  
Kalmia latifolia var. alba Kalmia latifolia Linnaeus, var. alba Lavalle, Enum. Arbres 139. 1877, non Bosse 1841.  
Kalmia latifolia var. alba Kalmia latifolia Linnaeus, var. alba Bosse, Vollst. Handb. Bl.-Gaertn., ed. 2. 2: 348. 1841.  
Kalmia latifolia var. fuscata Kalmia latifolia Linnaeus, var. fuscata Rehder, Moeller's Deutsche Gartn.- Zeitung 18: 578. 1903. TYPE: NEW YORK: Columbia Co.: Canaan Four Corners, 23 Jun 1903, Childs s.n. (holotype: A).
Kalmia latifolia var. laevipes Kalmia latifolia Linnaeus, var. laevipes Fernald, Rhodora 42: 53. 1940. TYPE: VIRGINIA: Chesapeake Co.: Great Dismal Swamp W of Yadkin, 20 Aug 1939, Fernald & Long 11101 (holotype: GH).
Kalmia latifolia var. monstruosa Kalmia latifolia Linnaeus, var. monstruosa Mouillefert, Traite Arbr. Arbriss. 1027. 1897.  
Kalmia latifolia var. myrtifolia Kalmia latifolia Linnaeus, var. myrtifolia Bosse, Vollst. Handb. Bl.-Gaertn., ed. 2. 2: 348. 1841.  
Kalmia latifolia var. nana Kalmia latifolia Linnaeus, var. nana Lavalle, Enum. Arbres 139. 1877.  
Kalmia latifolia var. obtusata Kalmia latifolia Linnaeus, var. obtusata Rehder, Moeller's Deutsche Gartn.- Zeitung 18: 577. 1903. TYPE: CONNECTICUT: Windham Co.: Pomfret, s.d., Bowditch s.n. (holotype: A?).
Kalmia latifolia var. pavartii Kalmia latifolia Linnaeus, var. pavartii Andre, Rev. Hort. 60: 541. 1888.  
Kalmia latifolia var. polypetala Kalmia latifolia Linnaeus, var. polypetala G. Nicholson, Hand-List Trees 2: 49. 1896.  
Kalmia latifolia var. rubra Kalmia latifolia Linnaeus, var. rubra (Sweet ex K. Koch) Rehder, in L. H. Bailey, Cycl. Amer. Hort. 2: 1734. 1935.BASIONYM: Kalmia latifolia Linnaeus, forma rubra Sweet ex K. Koch 1872. 
Kalmia myrtifolia Kalmia myrtifolia (Bosse) Andre, Rev. Hort. 55: 10. 1883.BASIONYM: Kalmia latifolia Linnaeus, var. myrtifolia Bosse 1841. 

Specimens

Country State County Date Specimen Notes Image
USA Florida Santa Rosa Co. 09 Apr 1993 S. L. Orzell 21467
USA Florida Santa Rosa Co. 09 Apr 1993 S. L. Orzell 21454
USA Florida Okaloosa Co. 10 Apr 1993 S. L. Orzell 21486
USA Florida Holmes Co. 08 Apr 1993 S. L. Orzell 21394
USA Florida Walton Co. 23 Apr 1994 A. Schotz 1015
USA Florida Walton Co. 29 Mar 1975 L. C. Anderson 3933
USA Florida Gadsden Co. 27 Apr 1977 L. C. Anderson 4411
USA Florida Okaloosa Co. 21 Apr 1972 R. D. Suttkus 72-7-47
USA Florida Okaloosa Co. 21 Apr 1972 R. D. Suttkus 72-6-7
USA Florida Gadsden Co. 16 Apr 1955 R. K. Godfrey 53196
USA Florida Gadsden Co. 03 Apr 1957 R. K. Godfrey 55466
USA Florida Gadsden Co. 25 Feb 1955 R. K. Godfrey 52886
USA Florida Holmes Co. 06 Apr 1957 R. K. Godfrey 55498
USA Florida Walton Co. 27 Jul 1981 D. S. Correll 52246
USA Florida Holmes Co. 19 Apr 1982 D. S. Correll 53739
USA Florida Santa Rosa Co. 12 Jun 1980 G. Wilhelm 7291
USA Florida Calhoun Co. 14 Apr 2010 T. MacClendon 994
USA Mississippi Hancock Co. 24 Apr 1960 J. A. Ewan 19939 CULTIVATED.
USA Georgis Stephens Co. 14 May 1980 E. W. Wood 4607
USA Alabama Monroe Co. 15 Apr 1980 L. J. Davenport 1757
USA Mississippi George Co. 18 Apr 1957 J. D. Ray, Jr. 8123
USA Mississippi Stone Co. 15 Mar 1955 G. R. Cooley 3128
USA Mississippi George Co. 25 Apr 1954 D. Demaree 34938
USA Mississippi Jackson Co. 28 Feb 1954 D. Demaree 34725
USA South Carolina Oconee Co. 07 Jun 1987 S. R. Hill 18070
USA Mississippi George Co. 22 Aug 1953 D. Demaree 23009
USA Mississippi Jackson Co. 03 Aug 1952 D. Demaree 32454
USA North Carolina Alexander Co. 18 Oct 1971 T. Daggy 6551
USA Tennessee Fentress Co. 22 May 2000 V. E. McNeilus 00-476
USA Mississippi George Co. 25 Apr 1954 D. Demaree 34970
USA Alabama DeKalb Co. 04 Jun 1969 R. Kral 34928
USA Alabama Jackson Co. 04 Jun 1969 R. Kral 34948
USA Mississippi Stone Co. 17 Mar 1957 J. D. Ray, Jr. 7713
USA Mississippi Tishomingo Co. 09 Aug 1956 J. D. Ray, Jr. 7507
USA Alabama Henry Co. 29 Apr 1959 C. E. Wood, Jr. 9069
USA North Carolina Wilkes Co. 30 May 1967 R. L. Wyatt 832
USA Georgia Clay Co. 30 Apr 1980 K. D. Perkins 790
USA Louisiana Washington Par. 28 Sep 1968 R. D. Thomas 12455
USA South Carolina Oconee Co. 12 May 1973 C. L. Rodgers 73151
USA Alabama Mobile Co. 19 Apr 1975 R. Watters 1442
USA Mississippi George Co. 28 Mar 1975 R. D. Thomas 43002
USA Louisiana Washington Par. 07 Aug 1979 K. A. Vincent 2728
USA North Carolina Burke Co. 27 May 1964 R. L. Wilbur 7004
USA Alabama Dale Co. 06 Apr 1957 R. K. Godfrey 55477
USA North Carolina Franklin Co. 25 Apr 1956 A. E. Radford 10432
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