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Common Name: Buttonbush      Latin Name: Cephalanthus occidentalis      Size: 5 (min) to 8 (max)
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Cephalanthus occidentalis
Origin: USA
Maximum Height: 8 feet

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Category: Shrub
Family: Rubiaceae
Genus: Cephalanthus
species: occidentalis
Origin: USA
Size: 5 (min) to 8 (max)
Size Description: Medium
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Picture of Cephalanthus occidentalis  Buttonbush
Fruits
Location: Ault Park, Cincinnati
Photo Credit: R. Scott Beuerlein
Season: Summer
Picture of Cephalanthus occidentalis  Buttonbush
Photo Credit: Patrick Kelsch

Picture of Cephalanthus occidentalis  Buttonbush
Photo Credit: Patrick Kelsch

Picture of Cephalanthus occidentalis  Buttonbush
Photo Credit: Patrick Kelsch

Picture of Cephalanthus occidentalis  Buttonbush
Flowers
Photo Credit: Patrick Kelsch

Location: Ault Park 5090 Observatory Circle Cincinnati OH
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.132314866666700 Longitude: -84.411726483333300] Specimen: 1486
Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.142112250000000 Longitude: -84.509575916666700] Specimen: 1518
Location: Springfield MO Botanic Garden Springfield MO Botanic Garden Springfield MO 65807
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 37.170457150000000 Longitude: -93.328074530000000] Specimen: 10607
Cephalanthus occidentalis plantplacesimage20170427_184554.jpg
April 2017
Location: Springfield MO Botanic Garden Springfield MO Botanic Garden

Location: Springfield MO Botanic Garden Springfield MO Botanic Garden Springfield MO 65807
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 37.170394580000000 Longitude: -93.328029300000000] Specimen: 10640
Cephalanthus occidentalis plantplacesimage20170427_193725.jpg
April 2017
Location: Springfield MO Botanic Garden Springfield MO Botanic Garden

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