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Lagerstroemia indica
Distinguishing Features: Showy white, pink or purple flowers in large clusters, fruit is dry 6-part capsule that splits when dry
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Form at maturity: 15 feet to 25 feet in height, vase shaped.
  • Leaf: Opposite or the upper alternate, simple, 1-2.75 inches long, oval to oblong, lustrous medium to dark green with showy, yellow, orange or red colors in the fall
  • Flower: White, pink, lavender, purple to deep red in 6-8 inches long, 3-5 inches wide panicles
  • Bark: Gray bark,thin and exfoliating bark
  • Fruit or Seed: Brown or black fruits that dry and split when mature
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