Two-winged Silverbell

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Originating in the southwestern United States of America, the Two-winged Silverbell (Halesia diptera), is a species of large shrub. It is also known as the Two-winged Snowdrop Tree.

This shrub is deciduous with leaves growing to lengths of 12 cm, and widths of 7 cm. The Two-winged Silverbell shrub itself grows to an average height of 6 meters, and to a maximum height of about 8 meters.

Two-winged Silverbell flowers are small, about 2 cm long, but grow in clusters of 3 to 6 flowers. This shrub also produces fruit which is distinctive due to the two wings that grow down the sides.

 
 

 

 
     
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