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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Callicarpa japonica   FAMILY Lamiaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Callicarpa japonica   FAMILY Verbenaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Japanese Beautyberry


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Callicarpa japonica   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Callicarpa japonica   FAMILY Verbenaceae

 

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3831

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: east Asia

Waif(s)

Habitat: Suburban woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

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

 

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
Pink to white/ Lavender
4-toothed calyx
4-lobed corolla
4 exserted stamens, attached to corolla tube

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Violet/ Purple
Drupe

 

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