Sweet Pepperbush growing on pond margin
We gathered with around 25 other iNatters for the Big Thicket BioBlitz -- it was the best time ever to explore with fellow naturalists.
Today many of us went to the Turkey Trail and saw some really neat plants.
Many of these ID's are tentative -- I'll have to work a bunch on them later. Lots of new things for me! :)
Location is an estimate of exact location within the park. Data observation by Dr. W. John Hayden, University of Richmond.
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.