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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 6-12 feet (2-4 m)
Plant Spread: 6-12 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Erosion control
Will Naturalize
Suitable for forage
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern

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Posted by Bonehead (Planet Earth - Zone 8b) on Oct 30, 2017 3:07 PM

Native in the Pacific NW, Alaska to California, east to Alberta and Idaho. The common name refers to its nine layers of bark. May be used medicinally as a laxative or purgative.

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Synonyms by Bonehead Apr 14, 2017 9:33 AM 4
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Oct 10, 2020 8:42 PM 133

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