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Rhodotypos scandens

Submitted by Linda Rohleder on Wed, 05/11/2016 - 16:55

Status:

Type: 
Terrestrial Plant
Species (Common): 
Black jetbead (jetbead)
LHPRISM Notes: 

Rhodotypos scandens: Black jetbead (jetbead)

Plant Identification:

  • Growth form: deciduous shrub; maturing to a height of 5' to 7'
  • Leaves: opposite and simple; bright green; doubly serrate with a rough leaf surface 2" to 4" long and 1" to 2" wide
  • Flowers: white, 4 petaled in small terminal clusters
  • Fruit: fleshy; small black bead-like in groups of four

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