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Rhododendron chapmanii [= R. minus var. chapmanii]

Chapman's Rhododendron

Scientific Name:

Rhododendron chapmanii [= R. minus var. chapmanii]

Genus:

Rhododendron

Species Epithet:

chapmanii

Common Name:

Chapman's Rhododendron

Plant Type

Shrub

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Ericaceae (Heath Family)

Native/Alien:

S.E. Native

Size:

1-3 ft., 3-6 ft., 6-12 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Pink

Light:

Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Dry, Moist, Wet

Bloom Time:

March, April

Habitat Description:

Wet, mesic, or dry scrubby flatwoods; borders of titi or bay swamps; disturbed areas, pine plantations. Endemic to Panhandle FL, with an isolated disjunction in ne. FL (Clay County). Not native to NC.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate

Leaf Retention:

Evergreen

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Important for Wildlife

Landscape Value:

Recommended and Available

State Rank:

(*Key)

Global Rank:

G1 - Critically imperiled (*Key)

State Status:

(*Key)

Federal Status:

E - Endangered (*Key)

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record



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