Habitat: Clearings in oak forests and shrubberies to 3100m
Description: Evergreen plant of 2m height with smooth gray bark. Leaves are green and alternate. The flowers are white and have pleasant smell.
Uses: Plants are used to make handmade papers & string. Also bark and roots are used in traditional medicine in Nepal to treat fevers.
USDA Zone: 7-9
This accession has been observed in bloom on:
Accession # 200000069
Source: Lisa Palmer (Dartmouth) ex Huntington BG
Accession Date: 10-02-2000
Bench: 2304 - Temperate Asia - Low
Currently: active - healthy
Qty: 1 confirmed on 06-30-2017
Poisonous Plant Parts - Not for Human Consumption Some species contain mezereinic acid anhydride throughout the plant and particularly in the berries. This has been demonstrated to be toxic to animals & humans. If ingested, immediately call the Poison Control Center.