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Rhododendron calendulaceum

Rhododendron calendulaceum (Michx.) Torr.

Azalea calendulacea Michx.

Azalea lutea auct. non L.

Flame Azalea

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
GenusRhododendronFrom Greek rhodos, “rose,” and dendron, “tree”
SpeciescalendulaceumFrom Latin calendae, “calendar,” a reference to the long flowering season

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Rhododendron calendulaceum description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 May 2012.

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Rhododendron calendulaceum (Flame Azalea)

5/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 7 × 4½" (17 × 11 cm) ID is uncertain

Rhododendron calendulaceum (Flame Azalea)

5/22/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 8 × 5" (19 × 13 cm)

Rhododendron calendulaceum (Flame Azalea)

9/20/2014 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA ID is uncertain

Rhododendron calendulaceum (Flame Azalea)

6/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 21 × 14" (52 × 34 cm) ID is uncertain

Rhododendron calendulaceum (Flame Azalea)

6/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 12 × 8" (31 × 20 cm) ID is uncertain

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