Kerria japonica (L.) DC.
Common Name: JAPANESE ROSE
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Ad Shrub

A Japanese shrub long persisting and spreading from plantings in overgrown yards and old homesteads. First collected in Michigan by W. R. Overlease in Benzie Co. in 1998. This is a distinctive small shrub, extensively colonial by suckering, with bright green twigs and yellow flowers, often double in cultivated forms.

Locations

Benzie County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 15, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2495.