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
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.