rose myrtle USDA PLANTS Symbol: RHTO10
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Hardwood Trees Shrub or Subshrub
Rhodomyrtus tomentosa (Ait.) Hassk.

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Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Myrtales: Myrtaceae
Synonym(s): downy myrtle, downy rosemyrtle, isenberg bush
Native Range: Tropical Asia ()

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Plant(s); Cultivated hedge
Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org
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Tree(s); Habit
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Infestation; Mid December, South Florida
Zhihong Pan, Galileo Group Inc., Bugwood.org
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Infestation; Infestation in a pine flatwoods; Mid November, South Florida
Zhihong Pan, Galileo Group Inc., Bugwood.org
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Plant(s); Mid November, South Florida
Zhihong Pan, Galileo Group Inc., Bugwood.org
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Foliage; Mid December, South Florida
Zhihong Pan, Galileo Group Inc., Bugwood.org
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Foliage; Branch
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Foliage; Flower and leaves
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Foliage; Flowers and leaves
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Flower(s); Flower
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Flower(s); Flowers
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Flower(s); Flowers
Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org
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EDDMapS Distribution:
This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts and records obtained from USDA Plants Database. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org
 


State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

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Invasive Listing Sources:
Archbold Biological Station
Faith Campbell, 1998
Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council
Reichard, Sarah. 1994.  Assessing the potential of invasiveness in woody plants introduced in North America. University of Washington Ph.D. dissertation.
University of Hawaii, Botany Department, Hawaiian Alien Plant Studies, 1998