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|Genus: Pyracantha||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Pyracantha coccinea M. Roem.
Habit: Plant < 6 m, erect, gray-hairy, +- glabrous in age. Leaf: 20--40 mm, generally elliptic, ovate, or lanceolate (to oblanceolate on short-shoots), +- hairy abaxially, glabrous in age, not glaucous, tip acute, teeth small, many. Inflorescence: +- many-flowered, gray-hairy. Fruit: 5--8 mm wide, bright red.
Ecology: Mixed-conifer forest, disturbed ground; Elevation: < 1500 m. Bioregional Distribution: CaRH, expected elsewhere; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia; Arizona, eastern United States; native to Mediterranean. Flowering Time: Feb--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: Peter F. Zika
Jepson Online Interchange
Weed listed by Cal-IPC
Previous taxon: Pyracantha atalantioides
Next taxon: Pyracantha crenulata
Citation for this treatment: Peter F. Zika 2016. Pyracantha coccinea, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=40424, accessed on February 09, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 09, 2016.