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Mountain Laurel (Kalmia latifolia)
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Family: Ericaceae (Heath)
Height: 3 to 15 ft. (shrub)
Blooms: May to July
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 1 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Flat or rounded clusters, Fused petals, 5 parts
Location: Sandy Creek Trail
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.