Small, white flowers, with yellow centers, on branched stems. The flowering branches have a soft, hairy covering. Also known as hairy white oldfield and hairy aster, as it provides a good display late in autumn, after several frosts. Important to wildlife. Shows up in landscapes without planting. Very aggressive.Photo by Scott Woodbury.
Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace
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