Plot #8

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Plot Information

Along south wall of Tykeson building.

Updated August 08, 2017 22:54
Featured Plant rockspirea
Latitude 44.043206
Longitude 121.334422
Elevation 3688.0 ft.
Area 2402.0 sq. ft.
Aspect flat
Origin nursery
Inoculated? Yes
Initial planting date Fall 2016
Initial succession primary

Featured Plant: rockspirea

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Photo of rockspirea (Holodiscus dumosus)

Holodiscus dumosus

Perennial woody shrub ranging from 1 to 7 feet tall. Stems and twigs are reddish in color. Flowers are white or pale pink in large clusters, blooming in late summer. Also known as mountain spray or oceanspray. Seeds require more than 3 months of cold weather to scarify/germinate. Shrub is browsing food for wildlife.

Habitat Type Tolerance Invasive?
Dry, rocky, well drained soils in high elevations. shade tolerant No