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Caragana sinica

Common Name(s):
Chinese peashrub
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Crushed bark has an anise fragrance; fixes nitrogen

Height:
5-8 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, simple, compound leaf with four 0.2-0.7 in. long leaflets; glossy, dark green; yellow-green fall color
Flower:
1.2-in., reddish-yellow flowers in early summer
Zones:
5 to 9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; range of soil types; tolerates poor soil, cold, drought, salt spray, and wind
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Erect, oval shrub; moderately sparse branches
Width:
4-6 ft.
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1458

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