Philadelphus tenuifolius Rupr. et Maxim.
Woodland jasmine, "Narrow-leaved mock-orange"
This shrub reaches height of up to 2 - 3 m is easily recognized by the distinctive crown design arranging uniform dichotomous branches into hexagonal structures.
The bark of old branches is grey and chinked. Young sprouts are brown.
It grows in the coniferous-broad-leaved and deciduous summer forests, on the edges of forests, glades, in the bushwoods, on rocky debris and cliffs. Does not ascend high into the mountains.
It is called the «woodland jasmine», for a beauty of blossoms and fragrance of flowers. It is honey plant.
Distribution in the Russia's Far East. Primorsky and Khabarovsky Krais, Amurskaya Oblast, Sakhalin Island.
General distribution. China, Korea.
Authors: M.N. Chipizubova, L.M. Pshennikova
Photo: L. Pshennikova, M.N. Chipizubova, N. Razzhigaeva
Collage: E.V. Bibchenko