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Belton, MO 64012
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Dirca palustris
Dirca palustris
Common Name: Leatherwood
This is a woodland shrub that has been grown for years as a collector's plant. The plant is adaptable to woodland-type shade and wet soils. The name Palustris means 'growing in a swamp.' In March and April, small yellow flowers are produced before the leaves emerge. The oval-shaped fruits, which ripens in May and June, are enjoyed by the birds. The shiny green leaves are held alternately on the greenish-yellow stems.
Height: 4-7 Feet
Spread: 3-5 Feet
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4-9