Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3623

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: east & southeast Asia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in disturbed areas, woodland borders, suburban woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Bisexual
5 petals
Flowers in racemes

FRUIT:
Fall
Brown
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Exochorda racemosa   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Exochorda racemosa   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Pearlbush


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image of Exochorda racemosa

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_exochorda_racemosa_4

March        

White flowers (1.5-2" wide) open from buds that resemble pearls, per The Southern Living Garden Book.