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Kalmia cuneata

Kalmia cuneata Michx.

Chamaedaphne cuneata (Michx.) Kuntze

White Wicky

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderEricalesTea, persimmon, blueberry, Brazil nut, azalea, many others
FamilyEricaceaeHeath or heather family
GenusKalmiaNamed by Linnaeus to honour his friend the Finnish botanist Pehr Kalm
Speciescuneata“Wedge-shaped”

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Kalmia cuneata description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 18 May 2012.

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Kalmia cuneata (White Wicky)

9/14/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 14 × 21" (34 × 52 cm)

Kalmia cuneata (White Wicky)

9/14/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 7 × 11" (18 × 27 cm)

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