Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4317

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: Taiwan

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it to be rarely escaped to woodlands near plantings, per Weakley's Flora

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

LEAVES:
Evergreen/Semi-evergreen
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Whitish
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals

FRUIT:
Red
Berry-like pome

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pyracantha koidzumii   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Formosan Firethorn


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