Chamaedaphne calyculata


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Noun1.Chamaedaphne calyculata - north temperate bog shrub with evergreen leathery leaves and small white cylindrical flowersChamaedaphne calyculata - north temperate bog shrub with evergreen leathery leaves and small white cylindrical flowers
Chamaedaphne, genus Chamaedaphne - one species: leatherleaf
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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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.
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).
Ceratiola ericoides Michaux Ericoideae Chamaedaphne calyculata (L.) Moench Vaccinioideae Chimaphila maculata (L.) Pursh Monotropoideae Chimaphila menziesii Sprengel Monotropoideae Chimaphila umbellata (L.) Barton Monotropoideae Comarostaphylis arbutoides Lindley Arbutoideae Corema conradi Torrey ex Loud.
Whereas a Sphagnum-dominated peatland in northern Michigan might be characterized by Carex oligosperma, Eriophorum virginicum, Chamaedaphne calyculata and Picea mariana, a geologically similar Sphagnum-dominated peatland in central Indiana might be dominated by Dulichium arundinaceum, Toxicodendron vernix and Acer rubrum (Markle, 1916; Cain, 1928).
* * 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.
mariana forest with Chamaedaphne calyculata (L.) Moench, Eriophorum vaginatum L., Ledum L.
The signature plants of the bogs, Chamaedaphne calyculata, and the fen, Potentilla fruticosa, were NA positive, whereas Sphagnum spp.