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1b. Lyonia ligustrina (Linnaeus) de Candolle var. foliosiflora (Michaux) Fernald, Rhodora. 10: 53. 1908.

Andromeda paniculata Linnaeus var. foliosiflora Michaux, Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 255. 1803; Lyonia ligustrina var. capreifolia (P. Watson) de Candolle; L. ligustrina var. salicifolia (P. Watson) de Candolle

Buds glabrous or densely hairy. Inflorescences conspicuously bracteate, or at least proximal inflorescences with leaflike bracts; bracts variable, some leaflike, 5-30 mm, others 1-2 mm, similar to bracteoles. Pedicels 2.5-10 mm.

Flowering spring-early summer. Moist pine forests and flatwoods, acid shrub thickets and shrub bogs, streamhead pocosins and baygalls, marshy areas, beaver pond margins, stream or pond margins, acidic swamps; 0-300 m; Ala., Ark., Fla., Ga., La., Miss., N.C., Okla., S.C., Tenn., Tex., Va.


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