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University of Georgia Press. Athens, GA. Wyman, D. 1969. Shrubs and Vines for American Gardens. rev. ed. Macmillan. NY. Zucker, I. 1966. Flowering Shrubs. D. Van Nostrand Reinhold. Princeton, NJ. Page 26 Shrubs for Moist to Wet Sites or Along Stream Banks Aronia arbutifolia Red Chokeberry Cephalanthus occidentalis Button Bush Clethra alnifolia Sweet Pepperbush Cliftonia monophylla Buckwheat-Bush Cornus asperifolia Cornel Cornus foemina Swamp Dogwood Crataegus aestivalis May Haw Cyrilla racemiflora Titi Decodon verticillatus Water Willow Ilex cassine Dahoon Ilex coriacea Large Gallberry Ilex myrtifolia Myrtle Holly Illicium floridanum Anise-stinkbush Itea virginica Virginia Willow Kalmia angustifolia Lamb-Kill Kalmia cuneata White-Wicky Magnolia virginiana Sweetbay Nyssa ogeche Ogeechee-Lime Pieris phillyreifolia Pieris Pinckneya bracteata Fevertree Rhododendron arborescens Sweet Azalea Rhododendron canescens Piedmont Azalea Rosa palustris Swamp Rose Sambucus canadensis Elderberry Viburnum nudum Swamp Haw Xanthorhiza simplicissima Yellow-root Shrubs Tolerant of Salt Spray Baccharis halimifolia Groundsel Tree Borrichia frutescens Sea Ox-Eye Bumelia lycoides Southern Buckthorn Ceratiola ericoides Sandhill Rosemary Chrysoma pauciflosculosa Bush Goldenrod Conradina canescens Wild Rosemary Forestiera segregata Ilex cassine Dahoon Ilex glabra Inkberry Ilex vomitoria Yaupon Myrica cerifera Wax Myrtle Myrica heterophylla Bayberry Myrica pensylvanica Bayberry Persea borbonia Swamp Red Bay Serenoa repens Saw Palmetto Smilax auriculata Wild-Bamboo Yucca aloifolia Spanish Dagger Yucca gloriosa Spanish Bayonet Zanthoxylum clava-herculis Hercules' Club Page 27 Shrubs with Interesting Fruit Aesculus spp.