A shrub 3 to 10 feet high, with flowers and fruit much like the last, Leaves, narrower, ovate or elliptical, pointed, silky-downy, pale green underneath. Brandies, purplish. Whole shrub downy or often rusty. Flowers, in compact cymes. Fruit, light blue. June and July.

Wet places in all the Eastern States. (See illustration, p. 407.)