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Physocarpus opulifolius var. intermedius

Physocarpus opulifolius (L.) Maxim. var. intermedius (Rydb.) B.L. Rob.

Opulaster intermedius Rydb.

Physocarpus intermedius (Rydb.) C.K. Schneid.

Atlantic Ninebark, Common Ninebark

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderRosalesRose family and eight others
FamilyRosaceaeIncludes apples, apricots, plums, cherries, peaches, pears, raspberries, strawberries, almonds, roses, meadowsweets, photinias, firethorns, rowans, and hawthorns; many others
GenusPhysocarpusFrom the Greek phusa or physa, “bladder, a pair of bellows” and karpos, “fruit,” thus “bladdery fruit”
SpeciesopulifoliusWith leaves like the guelder-rose opulus which was actually a type of maple
var.intermediusIntermediate, indicating an observation that a species was probably considered as being halfway or partway between two others with regard to some particular characteristic, e.g. tall, short, and “intermediate”

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Physocarpus opulifolius (Atlantic Ninebark, Common Ninebark)

8/2/2008 · Bar Harbor, ME
≈ 4½ × 3" (11 × 7.9 cm) ID is uncertain

Physocarpus opulifolius (Atlantic Ninebark, Common Ninebark)

8/17/2014 · Bald Mountain, Franconia Notch Area, White Mountains, NH
≈ 7 × 4½" (18 × 12 cm)

Physocarpus opulifolius var. intermedius description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 5 Oct 2016.

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Physocarpus opulifolius (Atlantic Ninebark, Common Ninebark)

9/24/2010 · Nissitissit River Wildlife Management Area, Pepperell, MA
≈ 5 × 3½" (13 × 9.2 cm) ID is uncertain

Physocarpus opulifolius (Atlantic Ninebark, Common Ninebark)

9/24/2010 · Nissitissit River Wildlife Management Area, Pepperell, MA
≈ 5 × 3½" (13 × 9.2 cm) ID is uncertain

Physocarpus opulifolius (Atlantic Ninebark, Common Ninebark)

9/24/2010 · Nissitissit River Wildlife Management Area, Pepperell, MA
≈ 12 × 8" (31 × 20 cm) ID is uncertain

Physocarpus opulifolius (Atlantic Ninebark, Common Ninebark)

8/17/2014 · Bald Mountain, Franconia Notch Area, White Mountains, NH
≈ 6 × 4½" (16 × 11 cm)

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