This woodland shrub was found in about 75% flower bloom. It is growing on a North facing slope at about 350′ elevation along Moore’s Creek in Charlottesville, VA. The temperature is 68 degrees and the sky is partly cloudy.
This shrub is rooted in a rich soil upon the Catoctin Greenstone formation. The tree canopy is mostly southern and northern red oaks, pignut hickory and white ash.
Leaf buds are swelling.
Location of this shrub:
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