Scientific name: Anthophyta: Dicotyledonae: Ericales: Ericaceae: Rhododendron austrinum
Common Name: Florida Azalea
Photographer: E. M. Barrows
Identifier: E. M. Barrows
Collector: not applicable
Location: Bethesda, Maryland
Keywords: A azalea bush orange flower red flower Rhododendron shrub yellow flower
Please see the page for Pinxter-flower (Rhododendron pericylaminoides) for further information.
Rhododendron austrinum, 29 April 2001.
Rhododendron austrinum is native to southern Mississippi through southern Georgia and through northern Florida.
This species has fragrant, yellow through orange flowers that often have red-tinged tubes.
Brickell, C. and J. C. Zuk, eds. 1996. The American Horticultural Society A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. DK Publishing, New York, NY. 1092 pp. Page 868.
Brown, R. G., and M. L. Brown. 1992 (1972). Woody Plants of Maryland. Port City Press, MD. 347 pp.
Fernald, M. L. 1950. Gray's Manual of Botany. Eight Edition. American Book Company, New York, NY. 1632 pp.
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