Learn about some common shrubs in the cove forest.

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Doghobble| | The Cove Forest
Doghobble| | The Cove Forest

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This evergreen shrubs forms dense thickets in ravines and along streams. The leaves are thick and leathery and the urn-shaped fragrant flowers bloom in early spring.
Dutchman's Pipe | The Cove Forest
Dutchman's Pipe | The Cove Forest

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Although it might sometimes look like a tangled shrub, the woody wine has large heart-shaped leaves and small flowers that look like an old-time smoking pipe, hence the common name. Toxins in the...
Maple Leaf Viburnum | The Cove Forest
Maple Leaf Viburnum | The Cove Forest

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(Viburnum acerifolium) This small clump-forming shrub that has three-lobed leaves that resemble maple leaves, hence the common name. Maple-leaf viburnum has showy clusters of white flowers that give...
Rosebay | The Cove Forest
Rosebay | The Cove Forest

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(Rhododendron maxiumum) This evergreen shrub or small tree forms dense thickets in cool, moist, partially shaded sites such as stream banks, ravines and mountain slopes. It has thick leathery leaves...
Snowy Hydrangea | The Cove Forest
Snowy Hydrangea | The Cove Forest

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(Hydrangea radiata) This deciduous shrub with peeling bark on its stems occurs in open woods as well as along streams and in moist roadside areas. The flowers form dense clusters with showy white...
Spice Bush | The Cove Forest
Spice Bush | The Cove Forest

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(Lindera benzoin) This upright deciduous shrub occurs along streams and in rich moist woods. It produces dense clusters of small yellow flowers in early spring and bright red berry-like fruits in the...
Sweet Shrub | The Cove Forest
Sweet Shrub | The Cove Forest

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The common name of this deciduous shrub refers to its fragrant leaves, twigs, and flowers. It has distinctive maroon or brownish flowers that develop into large brown pods. White-footed mice often...