Large witch-alder (Fothergilla major)
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Species: Fothergilla major
Common Name: Large witch-alder
Status: Threatened, Tennessee, Georgia
Range: Eastern United States
Artist: Rose Pellicano
Artist Home Country: United States
The artist has captured both a branch of spring flowers and the autumn foliage of this fragrant shrub of the southeast. It is rare throughout its range. This particular specimen was grown at Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
A specimen of Large witch-alder (Fothergilla major) from the museum's herbarium collection: