Indigenous Woody Plants of the Eastern United State_Frett_Date_050610

Indigenous Woody Plants of the Eastern United State_Frett_Date_050610

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Shrubs 1. Leucothoe fontsnesiana 1. Drooping leucothoe 1. 3’-6’ - light: sun-shade 2. White flowers, evergreen - soil: moist 3. Mid-south, mountains - (FAC) 4. Moist woods Notes: Flowers: flowers in mid April, flower buds in axils of leaves, white like bunch of grapes. Leaves: turns red/purple in fall, though is still an evergreen. Branches: arch shape. 1. Leucothoe racemosa 1. Sweetbells Leucothoe 1. 4’-6’ - light: sun-shade 2. White flowers, red fall color - soil: moist-wet 3. Mid-south - (FACW) 4. Swamps, floodplains 2. Notes: could be in mountains or piedmont. Has red stems during the winter. Flowers: clusters at end of stem. Fruit: spent fruit stays on for a year, star shaped. 2. Vaccinium angustifolium 1. Lowbush Blueberry 1. 1’-2’ - light: sun-shade 2. White flowers, fruit - soil: moist-dry 3. North-mid - FACU 4. Sandy/rocky soil, margin of woods 2. Notes: Fall color: red. Flowers: early May, clusters at end of branch, cylinder shaped. Fruit: small blueberry, edible. Prune via fire to make them grow more. Leaves: narrow, about 1 inch long, small serrations. Found in Delaware
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2010 for the course PLSC 214 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Delaware.

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Indigenous Woody Plants of the Eastern United State_Frett_Date_050610

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