|March - April|
Description: I haven't yet identified this wonderful little bush its height in maturity is about 4 to 5 feet with a span of equal distance. Well shaped bush with fragrant flowers, Small fruit. Flowers are bell shaped with 3 bells to one budding area, one extending stigma from each bell and the stamens extend outward. Flowers emerging from tip of stem through a cream colored sheath, when first emerge the bud is covered with fuzz like fur note image below. Flowers drop downwards with a waxy look about 1/2 inch long. Limbs are alternate emerging for a distinct node. Leaves are oval, obtuse apexes and rounded base. More description to come.
Location: Wet Woods, along stream and river borders.
Bud Tip: breaks out of a cream colored sheath,
fuzzy cover on bud.
Limb Joints: leaf scaring
Note heavy nodes....
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