Definitions for kalmia angustifolia
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sheep laurel, pig laurel, lambkill, Kalmia angustifolia(noun)
North American dwarf shrub resembling mountain laurel but having narrower leaves and small red flowers; poisonous to young stock
Kalmia angustifolia is a flowering shrub in the family Ericaceae, commonly known as sheep laurel. It is distributed in eastern North America from Ontario and Quebec south to Virginia. It grows commonly in dry habitats in the boreal forest, and may become dominant over large areas after fire or logging. Like many plant species of infertile habitats it has evergreen leaves and mycorrhizal associations with fungi. It is also found in drier area of peat bogs.
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