Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of North Carolina
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Pondspice is a rare deciduous shrub found in wet areas of the outer Coastal Plain. It is endemic to the southeastern US Coastal Plain -- found nowhere else in the world.
Carteret Co., NC 8/28/05.
The twigs grow in a zigzag pattern.
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