Plant is an upright shrub. Preferred habitat is edge of
woodland streams. Distribution is occasional in the Escambia
Leaves are alternate, one whole part, short leaf stalks,
widest at the center, or oval-shaped. No teeth and no lobes.
Flowers are a terminal cluster; bisexual in nature and
symmetrical in form. The calyx is five lobed; corolla is nearly
funnel shaped; yellow to yellowish-orange, often reddish tinted.
There will be five to ten stamens that extend beyond the corolla.
Flowers occur in early spring before the new leaves emerge.
Fruit is a capsule.