Chamaedaphne calyculata (L.) Moench

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Chamaedaphne calyculata (L.) Moench

  • Description

    Species Description - Branching shrub to 1.5 m; petioles 1–3 mm; lvs oblong or elliptic or rarely obovate, 1.5–5 cm, minutely crenulate; pedicels 2–5 mm; cor white, 6–7 mm; 2n=22. In bogs, often forming dense thickets; circumboreal, s. to N.J., O., n. Ind., n. Ill., and (chiefly in the mts.) to N.C. Apr.–June.