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. The Benzie Co. collection is this variant, cv. Pleniflora.

Locations

Benzie County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. March 7, 2021. https://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2495.