Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3829

Shrub, Subshrub

Non-native: China/Japan

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Invasive?

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

Alabama Invasive Plant Council, 2012

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Alternate, crowded at branch tips & appearing whorled

FLOWER:
Summer
Pale pink
5 petals

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Red
Drupe

 

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

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ardisia japonica   FAMILY Myrsinaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Japanese Ardisia, Marlberry