Cotoneaster acutifolia (C. acutifolius)

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Peking Cotoneaster

Cotoneaster acutifolia (C. acutifolius Turcz.)

  • ANPC Rank –
  • Moss, Flora of Alberta – No
  • Global Invasive Species Database – No
  • NatureServe Rank – Not yet assessed
  • Haber, Upland – No
  • Haber, Wetland – No
  • CWF, Status & Invasive Range – No
  • Alberta Revegetation Guidelines – No
  • The Nature Conservancy – No
  • CBCN – No
  • AB Weed – No


Spreads into natural areas by seed, often remote from potential seed sources, usually isolated individuals.

[1] Link to USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database Cotoneaster acutifolius Turcz.

[2] Link to USDA Plant Characteristics, Cotoneaster acutifolius Turcz.

Cotoneaster lucidus Schltdl. (shiny cotoneaster) appears to be very similiar if not identical to C. acutfolius . Could they be the same plant?

[3] Link to USDA, Germplasm Resources Information Network, Cotoneaster acutifolius

Cotoneaster lucidus - Schldl. Photo by Manfred Morgner Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2