The Bugwood Network
Brazilian Peppertree
Magnoliopsida > Sapindales > Anacardiaceae > Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi
Synonym(s): Christmas berry

Identification, Biology, Control and Management Resources
Biological Control of Invasive Plants in the Eastern United States - USDA Forest Service

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Description:Fruit clusters
Photographer:Stephen D. Hight, USDA ARS
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Description:Dense stand of trees
Photographer:Ken A. Langeland, University of Florida
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Description:Distribution Map
Source:USDA NRCS, The PLANTS Database, September, 2003

Invasive and Noxious Weed References

  • Invasive Exotic Plant Species of Management Concern, USDA Forest Service, Southern Region, May 18, 2001 -
  • Florida Prohibited Aquatic Plants, Florida Bureau of Invasive Plant Management -
  • Florida Noxious Weeds, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services -
Taxonomic Reference
USDA, NRCS. 2002. The PLANTS Database, Version 3.5 ( National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.

USDA Forest ServiceUSDA APHIS PPQThe Bugwood Network University of Georgia Bargeron, C.T., D.J. Moorhead, G.K. Douce, R.C. Reardon & A.E. Miller
(Tech. Coordinators). 2003. Invasive Plants of the Eastern U.S.:
Identification and Control. USDA Forest Service - Forest Health
Technology Enterprise Team. Morgantown, WV USA. FHTET-2003-08.