Swamp Azalea – 6/24/10

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 6/24/10

Observation Time: 3:25 p.m.

Observation Location: Beaver Brook near tennis courts

Common Name: Swamp azalea

Scientific Name: Rhododendron viscosum

Comments: This typical wetland shrub is sometimes called the Clammy Azalea because of its very sticky corolla. The species name means sticky in Latin. The flowers appear after the leaves.

More Information: University of Texas

Swamp Azalea