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Leatherleaf [Chamaedaphne calyculata]

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Common Name: Leatherleaf
Scientic Name: Chamaedaphne calyculata
Colors: White
Months Appearing: April

Heath Family. Evergreen shrub. 1-4 feet tall.

Flowers: White, bell-shaped, hanging on one sidded racemes. Aprox. 1/4 in in size.

Leaves: 3/4 to 2 inches long. Leathery, elliptical and dotted with small scales, greatest on underside.

Most common of bog shrubs. 

Found in Spaghum bogs, acidic areas. April 22,        # 2188, 2193