Eubotrys recurva

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Eubotrys recurva
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Ericaceae
Genus: Eubotrys
Species: E. recurva
Binomial name
Eubotrys recurva
(Buckley) Britton
Synonyms[1]
  • Andromeda recurva Buckley
  • Leucothoe recurva (Buckley) A. Gray

Eubotrys recurva is a plant species native to the eastern United States. Common names include deciduous mountain fetterbush and red-twig doghobble. The plant grows in moist forests, bogs, granitic domes, etc., at elevations up to 1500 m (5000 feet). It has been reported from Alabama, Georgia, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia and New York State.[2]

Eubotrys recurva is a branching shrub up to 4 m (13 feet) tall. Leaves are up to 8 cm (3.2 cm) long. Flowers are campanulate, white to pale pink. Fruit is a dry capsule.[3][4][5][6]

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