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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Pyracantha koidzumii   FAMILY Rosaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pyracantha koidzumii   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Formosan Firethorn


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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pyracantha koidzumii   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

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4317

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: Taiwan

Habitat: Planted, rarely escaped to woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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

LEAVES:
Evergreen/Semi-evergreen
Simple
Alternate
Margins entire or nearly so

FLOWER:
Spring
Whitish
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Red
Berry-like pome

 

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