Jamesia americana

Cliffbush
Jamesia americana

Family: Hydrangea (Hydrangeaceae)
AKA: Fivepetal Cliffbush, Jamesia, Waxflower
Photo taken on: June 18, 2011
Location: Water Canyon Trail, NM
Life Zones: Montane
Habitat: Moist, sunny canyons

A shrub growing to 7ft tall with reddish, shreddy bark. Leaves are soft, bright green, toothed and prominently veined.arrow

Jamesia americana

 

 

Flowers have five petals and are fragrant growing in dense clusters.

White/Cream Round Clusters