Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of North Carolina
Plantae>Magnoliophyta>Magnoliopsida>Rosales>Hydrangeaceae>Philadelphus coronarius L.
Persisting from cultivation, the European Sweet Mock-Orange is a rare escape in North Carolina.
Hot Springs, Madison Co. NC 5/11/08.
Similar to the native Scentless Mock-Orange (Philadelphus inodorus), but with scented flowers with only 20-50 stamens, versus 60-90 for Scentless Mock-Orange.
The bark is somewhat shreddy.
University of Connecticut
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