Plumleaf azalea  in Providence Canyon

The rare plumleaf azalea (Rhododendron prunifolium) is found only in southwestern Georgia and eastern Alabama. It blooms in Providence Canyon from mid to late summer.


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visentin - Apr 25, 2009 3:14 am - Voted 10/10


According to MRH's comments about photo 304229 in the Rhododenrons album, you made a mistake identifying this flower:

" The plant in the photo appears to be from the composit (Asteraceae) family. Rhododendron prunifolium is very different. Here is a link with a photo: "


Aeldrin - Feb 6, 2010 10:56 am - Hasn't voted

Re: misidentified

Shoot. My apologies for that. The person I was on the hike with was really knowledgable about plants. It is possible I put the name of the plant to the wrong picture.

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