Plant Finder

Distichous Cotoneaster

An erect evergreen or semi-evergreen shrub which occurs as a naturalised garden escape or planted on pathsides and also probably on roadsides and in rough grassland. Lowland.

Obscure Cotoneaster

An erect deciduous shrub found naturalised in hedgerows and on roadsides. Lowland.

Silverleaf Cotoneaster

An erect evergreen shrub found as a naturalised garden escape on waste ground. Reproduction is by seed. Lowland.

Procumbent Cotoneaster

A procumbent evergreen shrub found as a naturalised garden escape in rough grasslands, on roadsides and in pavement cracks. It has also been planted for game cover. Lowland.

Kangting Cotoneaster

An erect deciduous shrub found as a naturalised garden escape in woodland and in rough grassland. It is polyploid and probably apomictic. Lowland.

Bullate Cotoneaster

A medium to large deciduous shrub found in woodland, hedgerows, scrub, rough grassland and quarries. It is frequently naturalised, readily reproducing by seed which is often bird-sown. Lowland.

Willow-leaved Cotoneaster

A large, evergreen arching shrub found in woodland, scrub, hedgerows, rough grassland and amenity areas, and on roadsides, railway banks, walls and waste ground. It is sometimes planted but more frequently occurs as a bird-sown garden escape; abundant seed is produced and populations are often naturalised. Lowland.

Himalayan Cotoneaster

An erect, deciduous shrub, found in woodland, hedgerows, rocky grassland and scrub and on heathland, rock outcrops, walls, pavements, quarries and waste ground. It is frequently naturalised, and often originates from bird-sown seed. Generally lowland, but reaching 335 m near Watermillock (Cumberland).

Showy Cotoneaster

A widely spreading deciduous shrub found as a naturalised garden escape on cliffs, in rough grassland and on waste ground. Reproduction is by seed. Lowland.

Stern`s Cotoneaster

This medium-sized evergreen shrub occurs as a garden escape in woodland, scrub and rough grassland, and on roadsides, railways, walls and pavements. It is frequently bird-sown, and can become well-naturalised. Lowland.