Deciduous Shrubs Part 2

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Deciduous Shrubs Part 2
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    • Boston Ivy; Parthenocissus tricuspidata
    • Stem squarish
    • Boston Ivy; Parthenocissus tricuspidata
    • Leaves are alternate, simple, slender stalked, broad ovate
    • 4" to 8" wide
    • 3-lobed with acuminate coarsely serrate lobes
    • glossy dark green, glabrous above
    • Spirea "Billiard"; Spiraea xbillardii
    • Upright shrub 4' to 6' tall
    • shows a propensity to sucker.
    • Spirea "Billiard"; Spiraea xbillardii
    • Alternate, simple, lanceolate, serrated leaves
    • upright habit
    • Clavey’s Dwarf Honeysuckle; Lonicera xylosteum 'Claveyi'
    • Rounded mound with spreading, arching branches
    • 3' to 6' height
    • Clavey’s Dwarf Honeysuckle, Lonicera xylosteum 'Claveyi'
    • Leaves alternate, simple, evergreen
    • Ovate-rounded
    • 1' to 2 1/2" long, 3/4" to 1 1/4 inch wide
    • Finely toothed to entire
    • dark green and rough above, paler (grayish) beneath
    • Petiole 1/8" long
  1. Weigela 'Tango'; Weigela florida
    • Weigela 'Tango'; Weigela florida
    • Bronzy purple tinge to foliage
    • Opposite, simple, ellptic to ovate-oblong, or obovate.
    • 2" to 4 1/2" long, 3/4" to 1 1/2" wide
    • Acuminate
    • Rounded to cuneate at base
    • Medium green and glabrous above except on midrib
    • Petiole 1/8" to 1/4" long
    • Wayfaringtree Viburnum; Viburnum lantana
    • Upright growing shrub
    • 10' to 15' in height
    • Multi-stemmed with stout spreading branches, usually rounded in outline, often leggy
    • Wayfaringtree Viburnum; Viburnum lantana
    • Leaves opposite, simple, ovate to oblong-ovate
    • 2" to 5" long, 1 1/2" to 4" wide
    • Acute or obtuse, cordate to rounded at base
    • Closely denticulate, dark green
    • Petiole 1/2" to 1 1/2" long
    • Very uniform serrations
    • Strong reticulate venation pattern is a good identification feature.
    • Fragrant Sumac; Rhus aromatica
    • 2' to 6' high, possibly larger
    • Extremely variable in size.
    • Fragrant Sumac; Rhus aromatica
    • Alternate, trifoliate
    • leaflets subsessile, ovate
    • the terminal leaflet 1.5" to 3" long, acute or acuminate, cuneate and often obovate.
    • Lateral leaflets are oblique and rounded at base, about one half as large as terminal.
    • all leaflets coarsley toothed, glossy medium to dark green.
    • Petiole 1 to 1 1/2" long
    • Cardinal Dogwood; Cornus sericea (Var. coloradensis)
    • Slender upright, Brownish stems
    • Cardinal Dogwood; Cornus sericea Var. coloradensis
    • Smaller leaves
    • Opposite, simple, ovate to oblong-lanceolate
    • 2" to 5" long, 1 to 2 1/2" wide
    • Acuminate
    • Rounded at base
    • Medium to dark green above, glaucous beneath.
    • Petiole 1/2" to 1" long
    • Endless Summer Hydrangea; Hydrangea macrophylla
    • 3' to 5' tall and wide.
    • Rounded shrub of many erect, usually unbranched, thick stems
    • Endless Summer Hydrangea; Hydrangea macrophylla
    • Opposite, simple, obovate to elliptic or broad ovate
    • 4" to 8" long, two thirds as wide.
    • Short acuminate
    • Coarsly serrate with triangular obtusish teeth
    • Lustrous medium to dark green above, fleshy texture and greasy to the touch.
    • Petiole is stout, 1/2" to 1 1/4" long
    • Mapleleaf Viburnum; Viburnum acerifolium
    • low, sparsely branched shrub
    • 4' to 6' tall, 4' wide
    • Mapleleaf Viburnum; Viburnum acerifolium
    • Opposite, simple, suborbicular to ovate, 3-lobed, (sometimes slightly lobed)
    • 2" to 4" long, about as wide.
    • Lobes acute to acuminate
    • Rounded to cordate at base
    • Coarsly dentate
    • Dark green
    • Petiole .5" to 1"

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