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Cephalanthus occidentalis (Buttonbush)
  • Cephalanthus occidentalis (Buttonbush)

    Type: Native Tree/Shrub

    Height: 5-12' tall; 4-8' spread

    Sun: FUll sun to partial shade

    Flowers: White, sphrical

    Water: Medium to wet in a variety of soils


    Flood tolerant, even to standing water. Small, fragrant white flowers in early to mid-summer, and attract bees and butterflies. Hard spherical fruits emerge in late summer and persist through winter. 

    • Photo Credit

      Jim Evans [CC BY-SA (]


      User:BotBln [CC BY-SA (]

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