Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3715

Shrub, Tree
Perennial

Non-native: east Asia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Uncommonly cultivated and rarely naturalizing

Look for it in suburban woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Alternate
Petiole about 1"

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Bisexual
5 sepals
5 petals
20 stamens
Ovary semi-inferior
Flowers in terminal compound corymbs

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Red ripening to brownish-purple
Pome

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Photinia serratifolia   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Photinia serratifolia   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Taiwanese Redtip