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Connecticut Plants
Fetterbush (Swamp Sweetbells)
Eubotrys racemosa (L.) Nutt.
  • Synonyms: Leucothoe racemosa (L.) Gray
  • Family: heath (Ericaceae)
  • Habitat: swamps, moist thickets
  • Height: 5-12 feet
  • Flower size: 1/4 inch long
  • Flower color: white
  • Flowering time: May to June
  • Origin: native
Leucothoe racemosa (L.) Gray

Fetterbush in January. The plant has both last year's seed capsules (brown) and the coming year's flower buds (pink).

Leucothoe racemosa (L.) Gray
Leucothoe racemosa (L.) Gray