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Peking Cotoneaster
Cotoneaster acutifolia
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Also known as - Cotoneaster.

Not native to Alberta. Perennial.

General Description

By Gustave J. Yaki

Introduced from Asia. A woody shrub, abundantly planted, individually or as a hedge, readily escaping into the wild. Stems, shrub, 1-3m tall. Leaves, alternate; small, oval, blunt pointed; turn brilliant red in autumn. Flowers, small, white; ........... Fruit, black berries, about 1cm across. Habitat: wooded areas, river banks, sunny slopes. nWeas.N50.59.688/W114.08.887; sWeas.N50.59.617/W114.08.408.

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Recent Peking Cotoneaster Reports in Alberta


Abundance Location Reporter Date
Present Weaselhead/Glenmore Pk Cottier 2011/06/25
Present Gaetz Lakes Sanctuary Blake 2011/05/18
Present Fairview Escarpment Blake 2010/06/13
Present Gaetz Lakes Sanctuary Blake 2010/05/23
Present Fairview Escarpment Blake 2010/05/18

Peking Cotoneaster Hotspots in Alberta

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