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kalmia

(ˈkælmɪə)
n
(Plants) any evergreen ericaceous shrub of the North American genus Kalmia, having showy clusters of white or pink flowers. See also mountain laurel
[C18: named after Peter Kalm (1715–79), Swedish botanist and pupil of Linnaeus]
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Noun1.kalmia - any plant of the genus Kalmiakalmia - any plant of the genus Kalmia  
genus Kalmia - erect evergreen shrubs: mountain laurel
American laurel, calico bush, Kalmia latifolia, mountain laurel, wood laurel - a North American evergreen shrub having glossy leaves and white or rose-colored flowers
bog kalmia, bog laurel, Kalmia polifolia, swamp laurel - laurel of bogs of northwestern United States having small purple flowers and pale leaves that are glaucous beneath
Kalmia angustifolia, lambkill, pig laurel, sheep laurel - North American dwarf shrub resembling mountain laurel but having narrower leaves and small red flowers; poisonous to young stock
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Kalmia latifolia, the mountain laurel, is a superb evergreen shrub smothered in delightfully pretty pink flowers in late spring.
Kalmia latifolia, the mountain laurel, is a superb evergreen shrub which is smothered in delightfully pretty pink flowers in late spring.
Kalmia Latifolia The dormant season is a good time for planning and deciding which plants you'd like to grow next year.
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Cores and cross sections were organized into four species groups: Pinus species, Quercus species, miscellaneous hardwoods, and Kalmia latifolia (mountain laurel).
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The 65-year-old Vietnam veteran, who has for months battled Junction City over the future of a massive, old bigleaf maple tree that shades a rental home he owns on Kalmia Street, won another reprieve on Friday from the city's plans to immediately cut it down.
Remedies: Ammonium Muriaticum, Angustura, Antimonium Crudum, Aurum Muriaticum, Kalinatum, Berberis, Boletus, Cactus, Capsicum, Ceddron, Chelidonium China(and its salts), Cina, Clematis, Colchicum, Colocynthis, Eupatorium Perfoliaattum, Eupatorium Purpureum, Iris, Kalmia, Magnesia Muriatica, Menyanthes, Natrum Muriaticum, Peonia, Prunus, Ranunculus Bulbosus, Sarracenia, Spigelia, Sumbulus, Verbascum.
For hierarchical cluster analysis, objects were classified into dendrograms by calculating distance according to the closeness of between-individual distances by means of the Ward method (WinSTAT program, Kalmia, Cambridge, MA, USA).
Today at the Hamburg Inn Kalmia Strong--print artist who published the new beautiful letterpress edition was joined by Al Buck--the print artist who published the 1971 original accepted as the smallest thesis by the Iowa Writers Workshop.
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Other stakes-performing members of this family include Victor, Kalmia, Kerria and King (all names preceded by the word Carrigeen, of course).