|Fothergilla major subsp. var.||Large fothergilla|
Fothergilla major is a species of flowering plant in the Hamamelidaceae family.
|Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture|
Fothergilla major, Lodd. (F. alnifolia. Var. major, Sims). Upright shrub of dense pyramidal habit: lvs. oval or obovate, cordate or truncate at the base, sinuately dentate above the middle or nearly entire, dark green and somewhat glossy above, glaucous and more or less stellate-pubescent below, at least on the veins, of firm texture, 2 ½ -5 in. long: fls. like in the preceding species. April, May. Known only from cult, plants. — This species is superior to the former on account of its dense, pyramidal habit.
F. parviflora, Kearney. Closely related to F. gardenii. Lower and stoloniferous: lvs. nearly orbicular, rounded or cordate at the base, toothed from below the middle. N. C. to Fla. CH
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- Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture, by L. H. Bailey, MacMillan Co., 1963