The leaves are opposite each other, along the length of the branch. They are oval with a pointed tip. They have a main central vein down the center and secondary veins coming off of it. Smaller veins form an interconnected network between the secondary veins. At the base of each leaf are two flowers. The flowers are white or pale orange. They have five prominent stamens.
Date: May 01, 2008
Location: Bethesda, MD
Copyright 2008, G. Edward Johnson