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|Family: Rosaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Cotoneaster||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Cotoneaster frigidus Wall. ex Lindl.
Habit: Shrub, tree, 5--15 m, arching; deciduous. Leaf: blade 55--150 mm, narrowly elliptic, abaxially +- hairy, adaxially dull, tip acute. Flower: 8--13 mm wide; petals spreading, white, generally tufted-hairy; stamens 20, filaments white, anthers purple, styles 2. Fruit: 5--7 mm, 5--7 mm wide, +- spheric, red; stones 2. Chromosomes: 2n=34.
Ecology: N-facing canyon slopes, thickets; Elevation: < 500 m. Bioregional Distribution: SnFrB; Distribution Outside California: native to Himalayan Asia. Flowering Time: May--Jun, fruiting Sep--Oct
eFlora Treatment Author: Peter F. Zika
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Cotoneaster franchetii
Next taxon: Cotoneaster hodjingensis
Citation for this treatment: Peter F. Zika 2017. Cotoneaster frigidus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=91972, accessed on February 20, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 20, 2017.