fetterbush lyonia Ericaceae Lyonia lucida
Leaf:Alternate, simple, evergreen and thick, entire margins, elliptical, 1 1/2 to 3 inches long, conspicuous vein parallels outside edge, shiny green above, lighter and dull beneath.
Flower:Small, 1/4 inch, white to pink, occurring in clusters in leaf axils.
Fruit:Woody, five-parted, round capsules, 1/3 inch in diameter, occurs in clusters from leaf axils.
Twig:Slender, angled, red and green, glabrous, flower buds obvious in leaf axils.
Bark:Brown, becoming split and finely shreddy.
Form:An arching, sprawling shrub, and 3 to 5 feet tall.