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A large shrub or small tree from Japan with distinctive oblanceolate to narrowly obovate leaves. Occasionally cultivated, and first collected as an escape in 2012 in a mesic woods in Kent Co. by J. L. Heslinga.
The fresh foliage of this species has a strong, pungent, unpleasant odor when bruised.
MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. February 25, 2018. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2898.