- Upland woods and stream banks in moist soil.
- Growth Habit:
- Deciduous large shrub or small tree, grows slowly to 35u2019, with opposite branches, abbreviated trunk or multi-stemmed, narrow crown.
- Bloom Time:
- Mid to late spring.
- Presence in US:
- AL AR DC DE FL GA KY LA MA MD MO MS NC NJ NY OH OK PA SC TN TX VA WV