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