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Key to Rhododendron

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(For a list of species in Rhododendron, use the above link.)

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1. Leaves deciduous, thin; stamens 5; corolla white to pink to salmon, upper petal with yellow to orange blotch at base; fruit dehiscing tip to base ..... R. occidentale

1' Leaves evergreen, leathery; stamens (8)10; corolla white to cream or to pink or purple; fruit dehiscing tip to base or base to tip

2. Plant with ± flat glandular scales at least abaxially on leaf; petals white to cream; fruit dehiscing base to tip ..... R. columbianum

2' Plant without ± flat glandular scales; petals white to pink or purple; fruit dehiscing tip to base ..... R. macrophyllum


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