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Kalmia — Laurel
Two species in Delaware, both native.

Kalmia latifolia, Mountain Laurel
A large shrub with white or pale pink flowers about 1" wide.

Kalmia angustifolia, Sheep-laurel
A small shrub (up to 3' high) with pink flowers about 1/2" wide.
A rare plant of the coastal plain.

Sources: The Flora of Delaware, Manual of Vascular Plants.

Copyright David G. Smith

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