Leaves are opposite, odd-pinnately compound.
It grows on sunny wettish places in the cool temperate regions.
The wood is used for utensiles, furnitures, buildings. The bark is used for medicines and yellow dye.
Distribution ; Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, Korea, Manchuria, Saghalien, Southern Kuriles, China
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