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Velvet cotoneaster (Cotoneaster pannosus)

Invasive Assessment | Impact Assessment

Scientific name:Cotoneaster pannosus Franch.

Common Name:

Silver-leaf cotoneaster; Velvet cotoneaster


Native to Eastern Asia, this species is a garden escapee that has been reported to invade grassland, grassy woodland, coastal beaches and scrub, dry sclerophyll woodland, dry to damp sclerophyll woodland, riparian vegetation, rocky outcrop vegetation and roadsides (Carr, Yugovic & Robinson 1992; Hussey
et al 1997; Weber 2003).
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