Where is Sand-myrtle (Kalmia buxifolia)
located in the wild?
L. buxifolium grows in open, sandy habitats (Small 1933, Gleason 1952, Foote and Jones 1994). On coastal plains, it is found in sandy pine barrens on acidic soils. It also grows in rocky woods in piedmont and low mountains (on mountain crests).
L. buxifolium is geographically fragmented; it occurs in southern New Jersey (pine barrens), west into the mountains of the Carolinas, Tennessee, eastern Kentucky, and in northern Georgia (var. prostr
States & Provinces:
Sand-myrtle can be found in Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee