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HAIRY LAUREL
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Kalmia hirsuta Walter
hairy laurel

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General Information
Symbol: KAHI2
Group: Dicot
Family: Ericaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Native Status : L48   N
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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 685. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
CHHI8 Chamaedaphne hirsuta (Walter) Kuntze
KAHI3 Kalmiella hirsuta (Walter) Small

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Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Dilleniidae
Order Ericales
Family Ericaceae – Heath family
Genus Kalmia L. – laurel
Species Kalmia hirsuta Walter – hairy laurel

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Wetland Status

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North America
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACW

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4. Kalmia hirsuta Walter, Fl. Carol. 138. 1788.

Sandhill laurel

Chamaedaphne hirsuta (Walter) Kuntze; Kalmia ciliata W. Bartram; Kalmiella hirsuta (Walter) Small

Shrubs spreading to erect, 0.3-0.6(-1.2) m. Twigs terete, viscid, puberulent, densely hispid. Leaves alternate; petiole 0.1-1 mm, hirsute-puberulent; blade elliptic to ovate, 0.5-1.4 × 0.1-0.8 cm, margins slightly revolute, apex acute, rounded-apiculate, surfaces usually puberulent, hispid, and stipitate-glandular, rarely glabrous. Inflorescences axillary, scattered along stem, usually solitary flowers, sometimes fascicles or compact racemes, 2-5-flowered. Pedicels 10-15 mm. Flowers: sepals tardily deciduous, green, lanceolate, 3-8 mm, apex acute, surfaces puberulent, hispid, stipitate-glandular; petals connate their entire lengths, pink (rarely white), red near anther pockets, with ring of red spots proximal to pockets, 8-10 × 10-15 mm, usually sparsely hirsute and stipitate-glandular on keels abaxially, puberulent at base adaxially; filaments 3-4 mm; style 5-7.5 mm. Capsules 5-locular, 2-3.5 × 2-4 mm, sparsely stipitate-glandular. Seeds not winged, ovoid, 0.2-0.5 mm. 2 n = 24.

Flowering May-Jul. Open sandy savannas, sand hills, and pine barrens; 0-100 m; Ala., Fla., Ga., S.C.

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