Pepper Bush | Cartwheel Bay (S.C.)

Pepper Bush
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Clethra alnifolia
• Member White Alder Family
• Tall, many-branched, leafy shrub
• Height 90 - 300 cm (3 - 10 feet)
• Upright clusters of white fragrant flowers
• Sharply toothed, wedge-shaped leaves
• Small fruit in globular capsule
• Often identified by fruiting capsules remaining on tree
• Grows in swamps and sandy woods

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