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Pyracantha fortuneana
Chinese firethorn

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in lowland western Washington; southern British Columbia to California and Arizona, also in the southern and southeastern U.S.

Habitat: Disturbed, open areas where escaped from cultivation through bird-dispersal.

Flowers: January-May

Origin: Introduced from China

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Pyracantha fortuneana (Maxim.) H.L. Li
Publication: J. Arnold Arbor. 25(4): 420. 1944.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Pyracantha fortuneana in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Pyracantha fortuneana checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Pyracantha fortuneana atlas page.

CalPhotos: Pyracantha fortuneana photos.

USDA Plants: Pyracantha fortuneana information.

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