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General Ecology_Mahaffy_Date_042210 - Shrubs 1. Pachysandra...

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Shrubs 1. Pachysandra procumbens 1. Allegany Pachysandra 1. 1’ - light: part-shade 2. Evergreen, flowers (white) - soil: moist 3. Mid-south - 4. Rich Woods Notes: found around Appellation Mountains. Usually ground cover. Leaves: course serration at tips of leaves, wide, splotchy white markings. Flowers: at base of plant 1. Pachysandra terminalis 1. Japanese pachysandra 1. 1’ - light: part-shade 2. Evergreen, flowers - soil: moist 3. Escape - 4. Rich woods 2. Notes: fast growing. Leaves: not as serrated and not as wide, glossy. Flowers: terminal, so are visible without having to search for them. 2. Calycanthus floridus 1. Common Sweetshrub 1. 6’-9’ - light: sun-shade 2. Maroon, fragrant flowers - soil: moist 3. Mid-south - FACU 4. Rich woods 2. Notes: opposite, flowers in mid spring. Leaves: surface of leaf has short, bristly hairs, glossy, pointed tips. Flowers: in axils of leaves, narrow petals, smell like strawberries. Fruit: looks like hornet’s nests. Yellow fall color 3. Diervilla sessilifolia
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2010 for the course BISC 302 taught by Professor Walsh during the Spring '08 term at University of Delaware.

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General Ecology_Mahaffy_Date_042210 - Shrubs 1. Pachysandra...

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