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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  • My first visit to Grandfather Mountain was to attend the Singing on the Mountain, and I thoroughly enjoyed myself. Hopefully will be back to explore more of the beauty and nature.
    Shammah
    Elizabethton, TN
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