Deciduous erect shrub with several main stems that grows up to 15′ tall. The egg-shaped, fuzzy leaves look similar to hawthorn. Creamy white flowers are small and grow in dense pyramidal clusters that turn brown over winter.
|Habitats||Oak Woodland, Upland Prairie and Savanna, Riparian Forests, Bottomland Forests|
|Habitat Notes||Used for riparian restoration.|
|Years Planted at Arboretums||2011, 2010|
|Shade Preference||part shade, shade|
|Soil Tolerance||Dry to moist soils|
|Special Uses||Attracts insects, bees and butterflies; Attracts birds; Provides wildlife forage, cover and food; Ornamental.|