Swamp Azalea Rhododendron viscosum (Linnaeus) Torrey    Synonyms: Azalea serrulata, Azalea viscosa, Azalea viscosa var. glauca, Clammy Azalea, Rhododendron viscosum var. serrulatum, Swamp Honeysuckle.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Ericales   >   Family Ericaceae   >   Genus Rhododendron   

Description:

Blooms May-August, in contrast to the more common Pinxter Flower (Rhododendron periclymenoides), which blooms April-May.

Where to find:

Grows in swamps and ditch banks, and in clearings, throughout the state.

There are 206 records in the project database.

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Swamp Azalea blooming in Talbot Co., Maryland (6/9/2016). Photo by Jared Satchell. (MBP list)

Swamp Azalea in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/20/2011). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Swamp Azalea blooming in Cecil Co., Maryland (6/25/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

The leaves of a Swamp Azalea found growing in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/10/2012). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Swamp Azalea in Howard Co., Maryland (6/26/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Swamp Azalea blooming in Dorchester Co., Maryland (6/21/2015). Photo by Rick Borchelt. (MBP list)

The leaves of Swamp Azalea in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (7/26/2014). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A Swamp Azalea bud in Charles Co., Maryland (1/16/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Swamp Azalea in Charles Co., Maryland (1/16/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Swamp Azalea in Wicomico Co., Maryland (1/1/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Swamp Azalea blooming in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/8/2981). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Swamp Azalea in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/14/2019). Photo by Matt Grey. (MBP list)


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