Kalmia polifolia Wangenh.
Common Name: PALE-LAUREL, BOG-LAUREL
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: -5
Wetness Index: OBL
Physiognomy: Nt Shrub

Kalmia polifolia B. S. Slaughter

Primarily in bogs but also in some fens and interdunal peaty swales, especially on hummocks; does not do well when succession produces too much shade.

The young twigs are 2-edged, rather like those of Hypericum kalmianum.

Locations

Alger County
Alpena County
Arenac County
Baraga County
Bay County
Benzie County
Charlevoix County
    Including Beaver Island
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
Clare County
Crawford County
Delta County
Dickinson County
Emmet County
Gladwin County
Gogebic County
Grand Traverse County
Gratiot County
Houghton County
Ionia County
Iosco County
Iron County
Isabella County
Jackson County
Kalkaska County
Keweenaw County
    Including Isle Royale
Lake County
Lapeer County
Leelanau County
    Including Manitou Islands
Luce County
Mackinac County
Marquette County
Mason County
Mecosta County
Midland County
Missaukee County
Montmorency County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Ogemaw County
Ontonagon County
Osceola County
Oscoda County
Otsego County
Presque Isle County
Roscommon County
Sanilac County
Schoolcraft County
St. Clair County
Washtenaw County
Wexford County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 11, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1219.