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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Pieris japonica   FAMILY Ericaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pieris japonica   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Pieris japonica

 

COMMON NAME:
Japanese Andromeda, Lily-of-the-Valley Bush


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image of Pieris japonica, Japanese Andromeda, Lily-of-the-Valley Bush

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Twigs are fluted below each node. — Clemson Extension

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Pieris japonica   FAMILY Ericaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pieris japonica   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Pieris japonica

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3020

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: Japan, Taiwan, & China

Habitat: Planted in landscaping, not known to escape or persist in our area, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed urceolate corolla
10 included stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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