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Scientific Name: Epimedium x cantabrigiense
Pronunciation: ep-ih-MEE-dee-um ex kan-tuh-bridge-ee-EN-see
Common Name: barrenwort
Family Name: Berberidaceae
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen, Ground cover
Key ID Features: Leaves long-stalked with 7-17 ovate leaflets with few spines; flowers pinkish - beige and yellow in mid to late spring.
Course(s): not used (on campus)

Habit: Spreading
Form: Irregular
Texture: Medium - coarse
Mature Size:
Height:0.2 - 0.4m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Growth Rate:Moderate
Hardiness Rating: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Exposure: Filtered shade, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Landscape Uses: Ground cover, Perennial border
Additional Info: Google
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Compound
Arrangement: Basal
Texture/ Venation: Leathery
Surfaces: Pubescent
Compound Leaf: Leaflets stalked
Colour in Fall: Green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Ovate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Cordate
Margins: Spinose
Additional Info: leaves long-stalked with 7 to 17 leaflets

Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Raceme
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:4
Corolla Shape:Cruciform
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Yellow, Pink, Red, (pinkish - beige and yellow)
Flower Time at Peak: May, Jun

Fruit Type: Aborted (hybrids) or absent
Fruit Colour:
Fruiting Time:

Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Rhizomes

Pest Susceptibility: Pest resistant, Disease resistant, Deer resistant, Rabbit resistant, Drought resistant
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