OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Pyracantha fortuneana   FAMILY Rosaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pyracantha fortuneana   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDING -
Pyracantha crenatiserrata

 

COMMON NAME:
Chinese Firethorn


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Pyracantha fortuneana   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pyracantha fortuneana   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDING -
Pyracantha crenatiserrata

 

Find by scientific name:

4315

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: China

Documented growing wild in - - SC

Waif(s)

Look for it to be rarely escaped or persistent around plantings, 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.

 

IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with spinose spur shoots

LEAVES:
Evergreen/Semi-evergreen
Simple
Alternate
Margins crenulate to serrulate for at least half blade length

FLOWER:
Spring
Whitish
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Red
Berry-like pome

 

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



 


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