Swamp Azalea (Clammy Azalea, Swamp-honeysuckle)
The fragrant flowers have given this shrub the name swamp-honeysuckle, although it is unrelated to honeysuckles (genus Lonicera).
- Family: heath (Ericaceae)
- Habitat: swamps, thickets
- Height: 3-8 feet
- Flower size: 1 to 1/2-2 inches long
- Flower color: white with sticky, reddish hairs
- Flowering time: June to July
- Origin: native
Photographed in Burlington County, New Jersey in late June.