|Holodiscus discolor (Pursh) Maxim.|
|Spirea discolor Pursh|
Deciduous shrub up to 3-4 m high with arching branches. Leaves ovate, 3-10 cm long, 2.5-7 cm wide, dull green and slightly hairy above, gray tomentose beneath. Margin with numerous deep toothed lobes. Base cuneate to truncate. Creamy-white inflorescences in long terminal drooping panicles up to 30 cm long. Each flower very small about 4 mm across. Flowering in June to July. Hardy.
Home: Western USA
Cultivated: France and Germany
Author: Frédéric Tournay
Ethnobotanical aspects of Holodiscus discolor by Plants for a future database
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