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View USF Tampa Plant Record: Rhododendron indicum

Scientific Name Rhododendron indicum
Common Name Azalea
Family Ericaceae
Info "Azaleas are flowering shrubs comprising two of the eight subgenera of the genus Rhododendron, Tsutsuji (evergreen) and Pentanthera (deciduous). Azaleas bloom in spring in the Northern hemisphere and in winter in the Southern hemisphere, their flowers often lasting several weeks. Shade tolerant, they prefer living near or under trees."
Found By "D Franz, A Aquino, S Tirey"
Date Found 2/20/2013
Links http://www.clemson.edu/extension/hgic/plants/landscape/shrubs/hgic1059.html
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