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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

gparkins

Date

July 24, 2014 10:14 AM EDT

Description

In the mountain habitat garden near the story tellers chair. Full flower.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

gparkins

Date

July 16, 2014 04:06 PM EDT

Description

In the coastal plain habitat garden. First flower.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sweet Pepperbush Clethra alnifolia

Date

July 16, 2014 01:19 PM EDT

Description

Common along the edge of a Carolina bay, where the wet-savanna vegetation of the bay meets a mowed/herbicided powerline right-of-way.

Photos / Sounds

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What

mountain sweet pepperbush Clethra acuminata

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 3, 2014 11:57 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sweet Pepperbush Clethra alnifolia

Observer

yasingi

Date

June 10, 2012

Photos / Sounds

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What

mountain sweet pepperbush Clethra acuminata

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

June 4, 2014 12:32 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

mountain sweet pepperbush Clethra acuminata

Observer

scadwell

Date

May 22, 2014 11:27 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Sweet Pepperbush Clethra alnifolia

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

May 14, 2014

Description

In an area that is at least seasonally flooded/wet.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sweet Pepperbush (Clethra alnifolia) Clethra alnifolia

Observer

charlie

Date

May 4, 2014 10:02 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

gparkins

Date

April 29, 2014 11:25 AM EDT

Description

In Weymouth Woods State Nature Preserve

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sweet Pepperbush Clethra alnifolia

Observer

botanygirl

Date

July 20, 2013 11:48 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

alexis-lh

Date

September 9, 2013

Description

Árbol hasta de 20 m de alto, las ramas jóvenes y otras partes de la planta densamente tomentosas con pelos divididos de color café-rojizo, láminas obovadas, ápice obtuso o redondeado, borde entero o más o menos ondulado o dentado, venación pinnada evidente sobre todo en el envés, los nervios laterales se bifurcan cerca del borde, coriáceas, haz glabro o poco pubescente, envés cortamente lanoso-pubescente y las venas con pelos divididos de color café-rojizo; inflorescencias dispuestas en forma de fascículos de 3 a 8 racimos, con brácteas caedizas, pétalos obovados con el ápice eroso; cápsula tomentosa, trígono-globosa, endurecida, semillas numerosas, aladas, por lo general elípticas.

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Description from Wikipedia

Clethra is a genus of between 30-70 species of flowering shrubs or small trees. It is one of two genera in the family Clethraceae (the other being Purdiaea). The species may be evergreen or deciduous, and all bear flowers in clusters or inflorescences.

No range data available.