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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Chaenomeles speciosa   FAMILY Rosaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Chaenomeles speciosa   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Flowering Quince


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Chaenomeles speciosa   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Chaenomeles speciosa   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

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2611

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: China

Habitat: Frequently persisting and rarely spreading from horticultural plantings to suburban woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with spinose spur shoots

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring
Red/Pink/White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals

FRUIT:
Fall
Pome

 

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