Corylopsis pauciflora
(kor-i-LOP-sis paw-si-FLO-al-a) *
Native to Japan and Taiwan, this Broadleaf deciduous shrub prefers sun or part shade and well-drained soil.
Fragrant, pale yellow flowers appear before the leaves unfold - a welcome sight in early spring!
Location on campus:
On the north side of the Werner University Center near the loading dock
* Information from Oregon State University's Landscape Plants web site.