Mountain Laurel

mountain laurelMountain Laurel
(Kalmia latifolia)

Locally called Ivy. Leathery, evergreen shrub with pink flowers that bloom in May-June. A northeastern species of balds and deciduous woods common in the NC mountains.

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  • What a delight to experience a cool breeze at the top of the mountain on a hot, hot day!  It was a wonderful visit and one we will definitely repeat now that we know this great place is so close to home!


    Kathy
    Hillsville, VA
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