Ericaceae Rhododendron calendulaceum (Michx.) Torr.

Flame Azalea

Cherokee - Other, Decorations

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 24

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Scientific name: Rhododendron calendulaceum (Michx.) Torr.
USDA symbol: RHCA4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Flame Azalea
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Decorations
Notes: Flowers used to decorate the home.

RECRD: 9096 id: 32854