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American Beautyberry

Scientific Name: Callicarpa americana

Common Names: American Beautyberry


Verbena Family. Frequently found beneath pine. Can grow in moist or dry climates, and seeds are eaten and dispersed by many animals. White-tailed dear feed on the leaves. It grows 6-8 feet tall, leaves are 3-7 inches long with short hairs, and the plant blossoms in summer with small pink/lavender blooms.

Bloom Color(s): white, pink

Plant Height: to 8 ft.

Duration: Perennial

Bloom Period: May to July

Plant Family: Verbenaceae

Growth Habit: Shrub

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