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Clethra acuminata

Clethra acuminata Michx.

 

Mountain White Alder, Sweet Pepperbush

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderEricalesTea, persimmon, blueberry, Brazil nut, azalea, many others
FamilyClethraceaeClethra (white alder) family
GenusClethraFrom Greek word for alder, which has similar leaves
SpeciesacuminataHaving a long tapering point

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Clethra acuminata description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 14 Nov 2013.

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Clethra acuminata (Mountain White Alder, Sweet Pepperbush)

9/14/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 3½ × 2½' (1.2 × 0.8 m)

Clethra acuminata (Mountain White Alder, Sweet Pepperbush)

4/4/2011 · Oregon Ridge State Park, Timonium, MD
≈ 6 × 9" (14 × 22 cm)

Clethra acuminata (Mountain White Alder, Sweet Pepperbush)

9/14/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 3½ × 2½' (1.2 × 0.8 m)

Clethra acuminata (Mountain White Alder, Sweet Pepperbush)

9/14/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 28 × 35" (71 × 87 cm)

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