Trillium Ridge Flora and Fauna
Azalea Sp?
Rhododendron Pentanthera
Location: By front porch
Azaleas are flowering shrubs making up part of the genus Rhododendron. Originally azaleas were classed as a different genus of plant, but now they are recognised as two of the eight sub-genera of rhododendrons - subgenus Pentanthera (deciduous), and subgenus Tsutsuji (evergreen).
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Genus: Rhododendron (rhododendron)
Family: Ericaceae (various mostly lime-hating plants that thrive in acid soils)
Order: Ericales (ericales)
Class: Magnoliopsida (Dicots)
Phylum/Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Kingdom: Plantae (Plants)