Deutzia scabra fuzzy deutzia Hydrangeaceae DESC*; NY; R;

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Deutzia scabra is a shrub to 3 m tall, older stems hollow, young bark brown, hairy, old bark peeling. 

Leaves opposite, egg-shaped, 10 cm long, 5 cm wide, tip pointed, base rounded, margin toothed, dull green, hairy on both sides. 

Flowers white, 2 cm wide, in clusters at ends of stems, June (Dirr 1990). 

Fruit a dry capsule. 

Wetland status: UPL. 

Frequency in NYC: Very infrequent. 

Origin: China, Japan. 

Habitat: Escaped from cultivation.