New Jersey Tea - Ceanothus americanus

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  • Scientific name - Ceanothus americanus
  • Description - Late spring, early summer flowers. Grows in moist to dry, drought tolerant soils, and full to part sun. Grows up to 2-3' tall. This plant is edible, medicinal, and is a nitrogen fixer. Attracts butterflies, beneficial insects, birds, mammals, and hummingbirds. Host plant for the rare Mottled Duskywing butterfly (Erynnis martialis). Susceptible to rabbits.
  • Native to shorelines of Lake Erie and Lake Ontario.