Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
R. alabamense is a member of what the Azalea Society of America refers to as "the white group". Read more here.
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
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Native to Georgia
Uncommon in Coastal Plain, rare elsewhere in GA
Habitat: Moist slopes, bluffs, streambanks, per Weakley's Flora
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Slightly bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed funnelform corolla
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- American Azaleas p025
- Gardening with Native Plants of the South p084
- Gardening with the Native Plants of Tennessee p254
- Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast p106
- Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide p291