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Chionanthus virginicusChionanthus virginicusChionanthus virginicus

white fringetree

Photograph(s) by*: USFWS RS, RHW


Height: 20-35'
Spread: 20-35'
Flowers: May-Jun.; white
Fruit: Sept.-Oct.; bluish black; berry
Fall color: yellow

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade Shade
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH: 4.5-6.5
Soil type: Loamy Sandy


moist streambanks, ridges, and hillsides in sandy to deep-rich soils

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD DE PA WV VA


Songbird *


 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
Last updated: 1 October 2004