A long-blooming member of the mint family with tall unbranched stems topped with many snapdragon-shaped flowers. Hummingbirds, bumble bees, bees, and sphinx moths use the flowers. Seldom eaten by deer or small mammals.
Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace
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