Sheep Laurel | Cartwheel Bay

Sheep Laurel
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Description

• Kalmia angustifolia
• Evergreen shrub
• Leaves to 2.5 inches long
• Height 3 feet
• Rosy red to crimson flowers in loose clusters
• Foliage poisonous if eaten in large amounts by livestock
• Nickname "Lamb kill"
• Habitats include moist or wet highly acetic soil
• Recommended to grow where other plants cannot

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