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Hydrangea arborescens

Wild Hydrangea, Sevenbark

Scientific Name:

Hydrangea arborescens

Genus:

Hydrangea arborescens

Species Epithet:

Hydrangea arborescens

Common Name:

Wild Hydrangea, Sevenbark

Plant Type

Shrub

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Hydrangeaceae (Hydrangea Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

3-6 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White

Light:

Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day, Less than 2 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

May, June, July

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont, Sandhills, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Forests, especially around rock outcrops and along streambanks. Very common to locally abundant in the NC mountains and foothills. Common in the western and central Piedmont, but only infrequent to fairly common (at least locally) in the eastern Piedmont. Rare to very uncommon in the far western Coastal Plain, and very rare in the central and eastern NC counties.

Leaf Arrangement:

Opposite

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Important for Wildlife

Landscape Value:

Highly Recommended and Available

State Rank:

S5: Secure (*Key)

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*Key)

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record



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