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A deciduous North American shrub (Cephalanthus occidentalis) having opposite leaves and spherical clusters of small white flowers.


a N American shrub of the genus Cephalanthus


(ˈbʌt nˌbʊʃ)

a North American shrub, Cephalanthus occidentalis with globular flower heads.
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Red maple punctuates the understory, joined by the likes of buttonbush and highbrush blueberry.
buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis), cutgrass (Leersia oryzoides), and native lotus (Nelumbo lutea).
The grove's overgrown understory included buttonbush (Cephalanlhus occidenlalis), blackhaw (Viburnum prunifolium), red dogwood (Comus sericea), and riverbank grape (Vitis riparia).
sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua), and tulip poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera), and a shallow-water, treeless wetland dominated by buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) and spadderdock (Nuphar advena).
The following year (2012) we heard singing males in typical breeding choruses in the open buttonbush zones and vegetation at the margin of the open-canopied cypress swamp at this site.
Creamy white globular flowers in August on eight foot tall plants that prefer to have their feet in the water may make Buttonbush perfect in rain gardens.
Coracohumeral radiophotoluminescence pumper recruiting floorplan buttonbush neoformation.
The two best competitors are buttonbush and highbush cranberry.
5-9 Bearberry cotoneaster Cotoneaster dammeri 5-7 Black chokeberry Aronia melanocarpa 3-8 Bumald spiraea Spiraea x bumalda 3-8 Burkwood viburnum Viburnum x burkwoodii 5-8 Bush cinquefoil Potentilla fruticosa 2-6 Buttonbush Cephalanthus occidentalis 5-11 Carolina allspice Calycanthus floridus 4-9 Chenault coralberry Symphoricarpos x 4-7 chenaultii Chengtu lilac Syringa swenginzowii 5-6 Common box Buxus sempervirens 5-8 Common flowering Chaenomeles speciose 4-8 quince Common lilac Syringa vulgaris 3-7 Common mock orange Philadelphus coronarius 4-8 Common ninebark Physocarpus opulifolius 2-7 Common snowberry Symphoricarpos albus 3-7 Common winterberry Ilex verticillata 3-9 Doublefile viburnum Viburnum plicatum var.
Some native plants that love to have wet feet are buttonbush, pickerel weed, blue flag iris, lizard's tail, jewelweed, mist flower, Joe Pye weed, turtlehead, pitcher plant, and swamp rose mallow.
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