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Winter daphne (Daphne jezoensis)


“Pet poisonous” – Toxic parts: bark, berries, leaves Daphne jezoensis is a shrub, of the family Thymelaeaceae. It is native to northern Japan and parts of eastern Russia. It has been treated as either a subspecies or a variety of Daphne kamtschatica. The shrub is summer deciduous, and grows from 0.4 to 0.6 m tall. Its leaves are blue-green in color and its flowers are bright yellow. It is often found in deciduous forests with humus rich soil.

Taxonomic tree

  • Domain: Eukarya

    • Kingdom: Plantae

      • Phylum:

        • Class: Magnoliopsida

          • Order: Malvales

            • Family: Thymelaeaceae

              • Genus: Daphne