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Leucothoe racemosaLeucothoe racemosaLeucothoe racemosa

fetterbush, sweetbells

Photograph(s) by*: PLANTS WSJ, RHW

Characteristics

Height: 13-13'
Spread: 6-12'
Flowers: May-Jun.; white, pinkish
Fruit: brown; capsule

Conditions *

Light: Partial shade Shade
Moisture: Moist Wet
Soil pH: 4.5-6
Soil type: Clay Loamy

Habitat

swamps, moist woods and thickets

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD

Wildlife

*

Notes

zig-zag twigs, reddish or greenish; tends to sucker, forming thickets



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1278.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004