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.