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Callicarpa japonica

Callicarpa japonica Thunb.

japanese beautyberry, japanese callicarpa

Cultivar(s): Morris Best

PLANT INDEX

ID_PLANT: CAJA11
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Callicarpa japonica
Include in WOTAS: 0
Publish to Web: 1
Last Modified: 2017-03-16

CULTIVAR INDEX

Cult_id Cultivar_name Action
1206 Morris Best View

GENUS INDEX

GENUS CODE: CALLI2
GENUS SCIENTIFIC: Callicarpa
GENUS AUTHORITY: L.
GENUS COMMON: Beautyberry
GENUS SUMMARY: A genus of about 140 species, small trees, shrubs, and lianas, mainly tropical and subtropical.
GENUS IDENTIFICATION:
GENUS REFERENCES: Moldenke (1980)=Z; Harley et al. in Kadereit (2004).

FAMILY INDEX

FAMILY CODE: VERBEN
FAMILY SCIENTIFIC: Verbenaceae
FAMILY AUTHORITY: J. St.-Hilaire 1805
FAMILY COMMON: Verbena Family
FAMILY SUMMARY: As recently reworked, a family of about 34-41 genera and 950-1200 species, trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs, widespread in tropical, subtropical, and warm temperate regions of the Old World and New World. Tribal classification follows Marx et al. (2010).
FAMILY REFERENCE: Marx et al. (2010); Atkins in Kadereit (2004). [also see LAMIACEAE and PHRYMACEAE]

NCBG DESCRIPTIVES

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HEIGHT: 4-6 ft.

DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Shrub

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LEAF COMPLEXITY: Simple
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FLORAL CHARACTERISTICS
SYMMETRY: Bilateral (Zygomorphic)
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NATIVE RANGE: China, Korea & Japan

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SOIL MOISTURE: Average
LIGHT EXPOSURE: Sun, Part Shade
MINIMUM HARDINESS ZONE: 5
MAXIMUM HARDINESS ZONE: 8
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GRIM ACCESSIONS

acc_id acc_num acc_dt coll_id Action
796 1985-0455 View
2580 1987-0012 View
8902 1985-0454 0000-00-00 1562 View


GRIM COLLECTIONS

Coll_id Project Collection date Collector Action
1562 HORT 1978-10-01 View


GRIM PLANTINGS

plt_num acc_id loc_num pers_num inst_dt Action
1515 8902 154 NCBG staff 0000-00-00 View
1516 8902 160 NCBG staff 0000-00-00 View
1517 796 166 NCBG staff 1981-05-04 View
4356 2580 154 NCBG staff 0000-00-00 View

USDA PLANTS DATABASE

USDA Symbol: CAJA11
USDA Common Name: Japanese Callicarpa
Native Status: L48 (I)
Distribution: USA (NC)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Shrub

WEAKLEY FLORA

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Callicarpa japonica
COMMON NAME: Japanese Beautyberry
SYNONYMY: [= K, Z]
PHENOLOGY:
HABITAT: Suburban woodlands; native of e. Asia.
COMMENTS: Reported for Durham County, NC by Moldenke (1980); corroborated by specimens from Orange County, NC (Giencke, pers. comm., 2005).
RANGE MAP: Callicarpa japonica.png

Key to Map Symbols
ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Verbenaceae J. St.-Hilaire 1805 (Verbena Family)
SUMMARY: As recently reworked, a family of about 34-41 genera and 950-1200 species, trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs, widespread in tropical, subtropical, and warm temperate regions of the Old World and New World. Tribal classification follows Marx et al. (2010).
REFERENCE: Marx et al. (2010); Atkins in Kadereit (2004). [also see LAMIACEAE and PHRYMACEAE]
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Callicarpa L. (Beautyberry)
SUMMARY: A genus of about 140 species, small trees, shrubs, and lianas, mainly tropical and subtropical.
REFERENCE: Moldenke (1980)=Z; Harley et al. in Kadereit (2004).

HERBARIUM RESOURCES

SERNEC: Find Callicarpa japonica in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Callicarpa japonica in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES

USDA: Find Callicarpa japonica in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Callicarpa japonica in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Callicarpa japonica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Callicarpa japonica

NCBG IMAGE RECORDS

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