Button Bush or ButtonbushButton Bush or Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis)
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Button Bush or Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) - 09

Button Bush or Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) - 09
(Button Bush or Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) - 09) We have noticed that the buttonbush is one of the last bushes to produce buds and leaves in the spring.  We believe that this is due to the cold temperature of the water.  Before the ice on the lake completely melts, other bushes and trees have started their spring growth.  The buttonbush seem to wait until the water temperature warms up, and them begins it's new season of growth.
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