Contractions. - Kalm. Klm.
Kalmia latifolia. Nat. ord., Ericaceae.
Synonyms. - Camaedaphne foliis tiui, Ledum floribus bullatis, Cistus chamaerhododendros.
Fig. - Bigelow, Am. Med. Bot., pl. 13. Mountain Laurel, Lambkill, Spoonwood, Calico Bush. For. name: German, Loffelbaum.
Habitat. - New Hampshire, Massachusetts; Alleghany Mountains.
Flowering time. - Spring months.
Parts employed. - The leaves.
Characters. - Shrub, sometimes a small tree. Leaves evergreen, coriaceous, very smooth, with the under-side paler, oval, acute, and entire; inserted by scattered petioles on sides and extremities of branches. Flowers vary from white to red, grow in terminal corymbs.
Time for collecting. - While in flower.
Preparation. - Tincture, corresponding in alcoholic strength with proof spirit.
Reference to Horn. Proving. - Amer. Trans.
Proper forms for dispensing. - φ and lx, Tincture only. 1 and upwards, Tincture, Pilules, or Globules.