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FRINGE TREE
Chinanthus Virginicus
May - June
Description:
Tree: A shrub or small tree to 30 feet.
Bark: Thin with brown and reddish scales.
Leaves: Dark green above, paler beneath, 4 to 8 inches long.
Flowers: White fringe-like about 1 inch long in drooping
panicels 5 to 7 inches long when leaves are about 1/3
growth. Very fragerent.
Fruit: Fleshy, dark blue with glaucous bloom when
ripe in autumn. 1/2 to 3/4 inch long.
Use: Ornamental. Bark for medicines.

Endangered!!

Location:  River Bottoms

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