V. pubescens-----Color, white. Flowers, all perfect, in cymes, with peduncles. Fruit, almost black. Leaves, ovate, rather broad, coarsely dentate, pinnately veined, the veins ending in the teeth, very downy on the under sides, somewhat hairy above, on short petioles or none, 1 1/2 to 3 inches long. June and July.

A species found in rocky ground, limestone ridges and banks, from Maine to Georgia and westward, common among the Alleghany Mountains. 2 to 5 feet high.