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Actinidia arguta (Actinidiaceae): A new record of a naturalized introduction in Connecticut

Actinidia arguta (Actinidiaceae): A new record of a naturalized introduction in Connecticut RHODORA, Vol. 116, No. 967, pp. 000­000, 2014 E Copyright 2014 by the New England Botanical Club DOI: 10.3119/14-01; first published online xxx, 2014. NEW ENGLAND NOTE ACTINIDIA ARGUTA (ACTINIDIACEAE): A NEW RECORD OF A NATURALIZED INTRODUCTION IN CONNECTICUT IAGO LOWE HALE Department of Biological Sciences, University of New Hampshire, 46 College Road, Durham, NH 03824 e-mail: iago.hale@unh.edu BRYAN A. CONNOLLY Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program, Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, 1 Rabbit Hill Road, Westborough, MA 01581 Actinidia arguta (Sieb. & Zuch.) Planch. (ex Mich.) is a large, deciduous, polymorphic liana considered native to a wide geographic region spanning eastern Russia, Korea, Japan, and much of China (Ferguson and Huang 2007). The species is known in the United States by a variety of common names (e.g., ``hardy kiwi,'' ``kiwi berry,'' ``Bowerberry,'' ``Tara vine,'' ``Siberian gooseberry,'' etc.). Actinidia arguta was first introduced as cuttings to the U.S. from Japan in 1876 (Penhallow 1884). Along with A. polygama (Siebold & Zucc.) Maxim., the species was being grown throughout New England, primarily as an ornamental vine, by the 1890's (Anonymous 1893; Anonymous 1895; Orpet 1892; Sargent 1893) and became very popular in estate plantings. Like all Actinidia species, A. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Rhodora Allen Press

Actinidia arguta (Actinidiaceae): A new record of a naturalized introduction in Connecticut

Rhodora , Volume 116 (967) – Jul 1, 2014

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RHODORA, Vol. 116, No. 967, pp. 000­000, 2014 E Copyright 2014 by the New England Botanical Club DOI: 10.3119/14-01; first published online xxx, 2014. NEW ENGLAND NOTE ACTINIDIA ARGUTA (ACTINIDIACEAE): A NEW RECORD OF A NATURALIZED INTRODUCTION IN CONNECTICUT IAGO LOWE HALE Department of Biological Sciences, University of New Hampshire, 46 College Road, Durham, NH 03824 e-mail: iago.hale@unh.edu BRYAN A. CONNOLLY Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program, Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, 1 Rabbit Hill Road, Westborough, MA 01581 Actinidia arguta (Sieb. & Zuch.) Planch. (ex Mich.) is a large, deciduous, polymorphic liana considered native to a wide geographic region spanning eastern Russia, Korea, Japan, and much of China (Ferguson and Huang 2007). The species is known in the United States by a variety of common names (e.g., ``hardy kiwi,'' ``kiwi berry,'' ``Bowerberry,'' ``Tara vine,'' ``Siberian gooseberry,'' etc.). Actinidia arguta was first introduced as cuttings to the U.S. from Japan in 1876 (Penhallow 1884). Along with A. polygama (Siebold & Zucc.) Maxim., the species was being grown throughout New England, primarily as an ornamental vine, by the 1890's (Anonymous 1893; Anonymous 1895; Orpet 1892; Sargent 1893) and became very popular in estate plantings. Like all Actinidia species, A.

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