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Firethorn

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Firethorn (Pyracantha Species)

Cultivated

Habit ranges from upright to sprawling. Glossy green oval shaped leaves. Has needle-like thorns. Planted as shrubs or ground covers in full sun.

Toxicity

Possible skin and stomach irritant

Berries/Fruits

Flat clusters of dull, creamy white flowers in spring.

Flowers

White, trumpet-like flowers

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