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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Rhodotypos scandens   FAMILY Rosaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhodotypos scandens   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Jetbead


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image of Rhodotypos scandens, Jetbead

Tracey Slotta, USDA NRCS PLANTS Database, Bugwood.org    bug_5308073

Month Unknown        

image of Rhodotypos scandens, Jetbead

Leslie J. Mehrhoff, University of Connecticut, Bugwood.org    bug_5447342

Month Unknown        

Four-petaled, single white flowers, per Invasive Plants, Guide to Identification, Impacts and Control.

image of Rhodotypos scandens, Jetbead

Leslie J. Mehrhoff, University of Connecticut, Bugwood.org    bug_5447366

Month Unknown        

Leaves generally oval with a long pointed tip, toothed edges, ribbed veins, per Invasive Plants, Guide to Identification, Impacts and Control.

image of Rhodotypos scandens, Jetbead

Leslie J. Mehrhoff, University of Connecticut, Bugwood.org    bug_5447368

Month Unknown        

Red berries turn black, hanging usually in fours, lasting well into winter, per Invasive Plants, Guide to Identification, Impacts and Control.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Rhodotypos scandens   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhodotypos scandens   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2503

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: east Asia

Rare (but well established locally)

Habitat: Suburban woodlands, disturbed areas, roadsides, old house sites, well established locally, per Weakley's Flora

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INVASIVE

This plant is causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
4 united sepals
4 petals

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Black
Drupe

 

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