What is this plant

Asked October 28, 2019, 12:42 AM EDT

Found along the stream. Thank you

Benton County Oregon

1 Response

Ninebark is a common name for Physocarpus capitatus, a native shrub in Oregon. The peeling bark and leaf shape seem to match the plant in your photo.

The Oregon State Landscape Plants page gives additional information: https://landscapeplants.oregonstate.edu/plants/physocarpus-capitatus