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Early azalea
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Scientific classification
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Subgenus:
Pentanthera
Section:
Pentanthera
Subsection:
Pentanthera
Species:
R. prinophyllum
Binomial name
Rhododendron prinophyllum
(Small) Millais
Synonyms
  • Azalea prinophylla Small
  • Rhododendron nudiflorum var. roseum (Loisel.) Wiegand
  • Rhododendron roseum (Loisel.) Rehder

Rhododendron prinophyllum, the early azalea, is a rhododendron species native to the eastern and southern United States. It is a deciduous shrub that grows 4 to 8 feet in height. Flowers are pink.

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