Snowdrop Bush;  Styrax officinalis

Late Bloomer.  Large shrub, pendulous flowers with long white petals.  Very pretty.

Notes:  Storax family.  Many beautiful examples are downriver from Family Beach.

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Kingdom Plantae -- Plants
    Subkingdom Tracheobionta -- Vascular plants
        Superdivision Spermatophyta -- Seed plants
            Division Magnoliophyta -- Flowering plants
                Class Magnoliopsida -- Dicotyledons
                    Subclass Dilleniidae
                        Order Ebenales
                            Family Styracaceae -- Storax family
                                Genus Styrax L. -- snowbell
                                    Species  Styrax officinalis L. [excluded]

Snowdrop Bush (Styrax officinalis)