mockorange Hydrangeaceae Philadelphus lewisii
Leaf:Opposite, simple, deciduous, ovate, 1 to 3 inches long, green above and paler below, margins nearly entire with a few glandular teeth on each side.
Flower:Perfect, showy, white, solitary or clustered, about 1 inch in diameter, fragrant, appearing in late spring to early summer.
Fruit:Small (1/4 inch), brown, 4-celled capsules.
Twig:Slender, opposite, tan, and widely dichotomous.
Bark:Light brown and shreddy.
Form:A loosely branched shrub up to 12 feet tall.