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Clethra acuminata Michaux. Mountain Sweet-pepperbush, Mountain White-alder. Phen: Jul-Aug; Sep-Oct. Hab: Moist forests, heath balds, streambanks, margins of rock outcrops at high elevations. Dist: Endemic to the Southern and Central Appalachians, C. acuminata ranges from sw. PA south through e. WV, w. VA, e. TN, w. NC to nw. SC, n. GA, and ne. AL.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Synonymy: = C, F, FNA8, G, K1, K3, K4, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, Sleumer (1967b)

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Original Image ⭷
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image of plant© Alan Cressler: clethra acuminata, scaly mountain, nantahala national forest, macon county, north carolina 2 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
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image of plant© Edwin Bridges | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: clethra acuminata, scaly mountain, nantahala national forest, macon county, north carolina 1 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Grant Morrow Parkins | Original Image ⭷
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