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Noun1.Clethra - type and sole genus of the ClethraceaeClethra - type and sole genus of the Clethraceae; deciduous shrubs or small trees: white alder, summer-sweet
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Clethraceae, family Clethraceae, white-alder family - coextensive with the genus Clethra
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ar b, br EM 281 (CAUP) CHLORANTHACEAE Hedyosmun bonplandianum Kunth a b, br EM 391 (CAUP) CLETHRACEAE Clethra fagifolia Kunth ar b, br EM 313 (CAUP) Clethra sp.
Former Nuttall oak champs, American mountain-ash, dotted and green hawthorns, Canada plum, Kenai birch, and smooth dogwood have been mysteriously listed as 'whereabouts unknown.' Another 15 trees were stripped of their title because they were misidentified (black ash, red buckeye, seaside alder, Fraser fir, Japanese privet, Bonpland willow, black oak, turkey oak), mismeasured (longbeak eucalyptus, eastern redbud, and Utah serviceberry), or too small to be a tree (evergreen sumac, cinnamon clethra, yellow anise-tree, and jumping-bean sapium).
Its a great plant to start teaching kids with." You can do the same thing with Pepper Bush, or Clethra. "This native plant is a small tree or shrub that grows near luscious mountain streams, where you can go and take a bath.
If a smaller shrub is required, plant Hummigbird summersweet (Clethra alnifolia Hummingbird).
Dos de las asociaciones presentaron una alta dominancia de Pino (dominado por Pino y por Pino-Encino) a altitudes menores (1 384 a 1 430 msnm) y la tercera de las asociaciones son bosques dominados por encino y otras especies, entre ellas Clethra vicentina (Encino-Otras especies), generalmente ubicadas a mayor elevacion (1 460 a 1 500 msnm).
Se desarrolla tambien en bosques de Pinus patula y en bosques de Pinus greggii, en el segundo caso combinado con elementos del bosque mesofilo de montana, como Juglans, Clethra, Cupressus lusitanica, Ilex discolor, Morella cerifera y Brahea moorei.