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Shinyleaf or fetterbush is a 3-5 ft. high suckering, open, arching evergreen with urn-shaped, pinkish-white flowers occuring in axillary racemes. The attractive foliage is glossy-green and leathery.
This one was observed at the Aiken Gopher Tortoise Heritage Preserve near Windsor (Aiken County), SC.
Fetterbush is a member of the heath family (family Ericaceae) which is widespread, especially on acid soils, with about 1500 species, mostly shrubs, sometimes trees.