Lynche's River Park


Leaf: Alternate, simple, elliptical and borne on a short petiole, 1 to 2 inches long, dull green above, pale almost white beneath.

Flower: Showy but small, white and bell-shaped.

Fruit: Small, blue-black berry usually with white bloom, containing many small seeds. Fruits are sweet and edible.

Twig: Slender, zigzag with a continuous small pith. Leaf scars are small with one bundle trace. Twigs are green. Buds are small, and the end bud is lacking.

Bark: Smooth, green to green-red, usually remains green to the ground.

Form: Shrubby, two to three feet tall.

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This page was last updated on October 29, 2001.