This multi-branched deciduous shrub can reach 50+ feet tall. Male and female flowers grow on different trees. leaves dark green above, and whitish-hairy below.
|Habitats||Upland Prairie and Savanna|
|Habitat Notes||good for disturbed sites; does not tolerate shade.|
|Mature Height||6-50 ft|
|Shade Preference||full sun|
|Soil Tolerance||moist, well-drained to poorly-drained soils|
|Special Uses||bank stabilization; great wildlife plant; attracts pollinators.|