Clethra alnifolia L.
Clethraceae
Clethra alnifolia (28638 Bytes)
A small shrub up to 2 m high with obovate leaves 3-9 cm long and 2-6 cm wide. Leaves sharp dentate. Flowers white, sweetly scented with 12 cm long racemes bearing lots of 1 cm wide single flowers in July and August.

Home: E-North America

Other views: Flowers

Cultivated: Germany

Author: Rainer Oberle

Ethnobotanical aspects of Clethra alnifolia by Plants for a future database

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