Kalmia polifolia Wang.
FamilyEricaceae — APG family: Ericaceae
Common namebog laurel
DescriptionStem much branched, more or less matted; young stems 2-edged, puberulent, up to 3 dm tall; leaves opposite, lanceolate to linear, lustrous above, pale beneath, with strongly revolute margin; inflorescence umbelliform; flowers up to 2 cm broad; calyx glabrous; corolla saucerlike, pink to crimson.
EcologyPeaty soil. Described from eastern Canada.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.