[MAIPC] Unknown shrub Kolkwitzia perhaps

Muth, Norris (MUTH) MUTH at juniata.edu
Mon Aug 7 05:37:53 PDT 2017

Looks a bit like mock orange.

NZ Muth
Associate Professor of Biology
Juniata College

> On Aug 7, 2017, at 8:30 AM, Mark Frey <runcator at gmail.com> wrote:
> All
> I saw this shrub yesterday and I can't figure out what it is. I first thought it was Deutzia scabra but the leaf teeth don't look right. Another option is Kolkwitzia amabilis - it has been on my radar but I don't think I have never seen that plant in person.
> It is opposite, ovate, up to 3 inches long, with a few sparse teeth, long tip and with arching stems.
> The specimens I saw were no taller than 2 feet. However, it is an area that may have been recently mowed.
> Any tips would be much appreciated.
> Mark Frey
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