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Noun1.Chamaedaphne - one species: leatherleafChamaedaphne - one species: leatherleaf    
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Chamaedaphne calyculata, leatherleaf - north temperate bog shrub with evergreen leathery leaves and small white cylindrical flowers
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This location is an open, floating mat dominated by Sphagnum and leatherleaf (Chamaedaphne calyculata) with some poison sumac (Toxicodendron vernix) providing sparse shade.
Pollination of the Ericaceae: Chamaedaphne and Xolisma.
In Alaska, nonstratified seeds of Diapensia lapponica, Chamaedaphne calycidata, Saxifraga tricuspidata and Ledum decumbens showed no or few germinating seeds under short-day conditions (Densmore, 1997).
Bogs in the Northern Lakes Region of Indiana are characterized additionally by the presence of a distinctive suite of ericaceous shrubs including Andromeda glaucophylla, Chamaedaphne calyculata, and Vaccinium macrocarpon, along with carnivorous plants such as Sarracenia (Homoya et al.
vitis-idaea, and Chamaedaphne calyculata (L.) Moench (Ericaceae) in black spruce muskeg.
The authors compared the usage and distribution of two plant species reaching their range limit in different parts of Estonia: leatherleaf Chamaedaphne calyculata (common in eastern Estonia, Figures 5 and 6) and bog myrtle Myrica gale (common in western Estonia, Figures 7 and 8).
* * White birch Betula papyrifera * * Leatherleaf Chamaedaphne calyculata * Alternate-leaved dogwood Cornus alternifolia * Red-osier dogwood Cornus stolonifera * * Beaked hazelnut Corylus cornuta * Northern bush honeysuckle Diervilla lonicera * Dwarf huckleberry Galussacia dumosa * Sheep laurel Kalmia angustifolia * * Bog laurel Kalmia polifolia * Larch Larix laricina * Labrador tea Ledum groenlandicum * * Northern honeysuckle Lonicera villosa * Sweet gale Myrica gale * Mountain holly Nemopanthus mucronata * * White spruce Picea glauca * * Black spruce Picea mariana * * Cherry Prunus spp.
palustre, Rhododendron lapponicum, Chamaedaphne calyculata, and others (Jonasson 1989, Larsen 1982), which also casts doubt over the strict nutritional interpretation of the extended leaf longevity of many bog plants.
When it rises above the water table, shrubs like leatherleaf (Chamaedaphne) and bog laurel (Kalmia) seed in from the edges.
mounds, clumps of Leatherleaf (Chamaedaphne calyeulata), various ferns (chiefly Matteuccia struthiopteris and Pteridium aquilinum), and Tamarack Trees (Larix laricina), and maple trees (mostly Acer ruber).
mariana forest with Chamaedaphne calyculata (L.) Moench, Eriophorum vaginatum L., Ledum L.