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Japanese Snowbell

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Japanese Snowbell

Japanese Snowbell Leaves

Japanese Snowbell Trunk

Species

Styrax japonica

Family

Styracaeae

Campus Location

Sid Snyder bioswales

Native Range

Japan and China

Description

  • Deciduous growing to 20-30 feet tall and 20-40 feet wide.
  • No serious susceptibilities known.
  • Landscape uses include specimen, patio, street and park plantings.

History and significance:
The resin from this tree is used in perfumes and certain types of incense. The wood is used to build Japanese bowed string instruments.

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