Calflora
Taxon  Report   8726 
Pyracantha coccinea  M. Roem.
Scarlet firethorn
Pyracantha coccinea
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
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Pyracantha coccinea
© W. I. Follett 2007 California Academy of Sciences
Pyracantha coccinea, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California. Cal-IPC rating: Limited

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Pyracantha coccinea
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Pyracantha
Community:
escaped cultivar
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System]    
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Cotoneaster pyracantha
More information about  Pyracantha coccinea
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 21, 2018).

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