Forsythia suspensa Vahl
Common Name: WEEPING FORSYTHIA
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Ad Shrub

Banks and roadsides; introduced from Japan and long cultivated

This shrub with arching, tip-rooting branches is frequently grown, and probably escaped more often than the single collection suggests. This is a distinctive species with three lobed or trifoliate leaves on vigorous shoots, and the pith of year old twigs hollow throughout. First collected by R. J. Burnham in Livingston Co. in 2019.

Locations

Livingston County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. August 8, 2020. https://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2961.