Cotoneaster horizontalis in Netherlands

Species name:Cotoneaster horizontalis
Common names:Vlakke dwergmispel
Habitats:Urban areas
Time of introduction:
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Type of introduction:Intentional
Distribution details:China
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Invasiveness:Potentially invasive
Impact:Competition, Human health
Last updated11-03-2013 (day-month-year)
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