Physocarpus monogynus

Ninebark
Physocarpus monogynus

Family: Rose (Rosaceae)
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Photo taken on: June 18, 2011
Location: Water Canyon Trail, NM
Life Zones: Foothills to subalpine
Habitat: Open woodlands, rocky slopes

A shrub growing to 3ft with leaves which look like currant leaves but there are no thorns. The bark sheds in layers. Upper stems are reddish. Leaves turn orange and red in the autumn. Flowers grow in small clusters.

White Round Clusters