Shrub with stiff, brown branches. Branches start hairy but become smooth with age. Leaves close to a lime green shade and dotted with resin on both sides. Oblong and ovular leaf shape, less wide than G. frondosa. Produces bell shaped, red flowers in spring and early summer. Fruit is black and ripens from mid to late summer. Common in dry to moist uplands.
|Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:
|Early May to July
|Late July to September
|Global and State Rank:
|Commercially available landscape plant?
|Acidic, Slightly Acidic
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