Anthophyta: Dicotyledonae: Ericales: Ericaceae: Rhododendron viscosum [return to Home Page]

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Scientific name: Anthophyta: Dicotyledonae: Ericales: Ericaceae: Rhododendron viscosum
Common Name: Swamp-honeysuckle

Country: USA
State/District: NJ
County: Burlington
Date: 24 June 2001

Photographer: E. M. Barrows

Identifier: E. M. Barrows
Collector: not applicable
Location: Lebanon State Forest
Keywords: bush Clammy Azalea Rhododendron Swamp-honeysuckle shrub white flower
Additional Information:

Figure 1.   Swamp-honeysuckle by Parkin Pond.

      Swamp-honeysuckle is native to southwestern Maine through northeastern Ohio, south through Maryland, South Carolina, and eastern Tennessee (Fernald 1950, page 1119).   Its fragrant flowers are from pink-suffused white through white.   Plants were in full bloom in late June in Lebanon State Forest, New Jersey.   Specimens were up to 6 feet tall.  Another common name for this species is Clammy Azalea.

Please see the page for Pinxter-flower (Rhododendron periclymenoides) for further information.

Please see the page on Common Snapping Turtle and Lebanon State Forest for further information on the Forest.

Please use the search phrase "Lebanon State Forest" to find all pages with information on this Park on this Website.


Fernald, M. L.   1950.   Gray's Manual of Botany.   Eighth Edition.   American Book Company, New York, NY.   1632 pp.

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