Eubotrys racemosa
Swamp doghobble, Fetterbush, Swamp sweetbells

Eubotrys racemosa

Eubotrys racemosa
Eubotrys racemosa
photos, Renee Brecht
Britton & Brown
Botanical name: Eubotrys racemosa
Common name: flattened pipewort
Synonyms: Eubotrys¬Żlongata
Leucothoe racemosa
Group: dicot
Family: Ericaceae
Growth type: shrub
Duration: perennial
Origin: native
Plant height: 5-10'
Foliage: alternate, toothed
Flower: white bell shaped flowers in one sided racemes
Flowering time: blooms early April to May; fruit begins to mature in May
Habitat: moist, acid ground of woods and shaded edges, barrens, swamps
Range in New Jersey: statewide, decreasing northward
Heritage ranking, if any: n/a
Misc. Stone, in 1910, says "the long one-sided racemes remind one of the Chamaedaphne; but they are much less conspicuous, blooming when the leaves are well-developed" (617).