Very attractive small tree. Leaves are smaller than other Hawthorns and spoon-shaped. Beautiful exfoliating (peeling) bark is gray,orange and brown. Typical clusters of white flowers produce relatively small red fruit that are very showy. Useful small tree that will feed birds and small mammals and provide cover for nesting. Found naturally in three counties in southwest Missouri.
Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace
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