Genus: Kerria

Kerria japonica
Kerria japonica (L.) DC.

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Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 01/31/2012

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Kerria DC., Trans. Linn. Soc. London 12(1): 156. 1818. TYPE: Kerria japonica (L.) DC.

Key to the species of Kerria


List of Kerria Species

General Discussion

There are a handful of reports of Kerria japonica (L.) DC. escaping from cultivation in our area, but no definitive adventive populations have been seen.

References to Kerria

  • Carr, M. E. 1985. Plant species evaluated for new crop potential. Econ. Bot. 39(3): 336-45.