Scientific Name: Callicarpa americana
Height: 3-6 ft
Spread: 3-6 ft
Bloom Time: June-August
Native Range: Southeastern United States
Ecological Value: Deer and birds eat the fruit.
Human Value: Native Americans used roots, leaves and branches to treat malarial fevers and rheumatism. Roots and berries were boiled to make tea for colic. Berries can be made into jam.