Sparsely stemmed upright shrub or small tree. Dark green leaves
and exfoliating reddish-brown bark. White flowers open late
summer and attract butterflies. Partial shade to shade. Moist
acidic soil. Native to Eastern US. 8-12'.
N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern
states and Canada. Vol. 2: 667. Courtesy of Kentucky Native
Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.