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Elliottia pyroliflora

Elliottia pyroliflora (Bong.) S.W. Brim & P.F. Stevens

Copperbush

Ericaceae (Heath Family)

Synonym(s): Cladothamnus pyroliflorus

USDA Symbol: ELPY

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Inflorescence: Cyme , Terminal
Fruit Type: Capsule
Leaf: Green
Flower:
Fruit: Red
Size Class: 3-6 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: Or copper colored.

Distribution

USA: AK , OR , WA
Canada: BC

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Elliottia pyroliflorus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Elliottia pyroliflorus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Elliottia pyroliflorus

Metadata

Record Modified: 2011-08-09
Research By: TWC Staff

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