OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Callicarpa japonica   FAMILY Lamiaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Callicarpa japonica   FAMILY Verbenaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Japanese Beautyberry


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Callicarpa japonica   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Callicarpa japonica   FAMILY Verbenaceae

 

Find by scientific name:

3831

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: east Asia

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Waif(s)

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

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.


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

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



 


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