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(Botany) botany an ornamental shrub of the rose family, characterized by small bead-like fruit



a shrub, Rhodotypos scandens, of the rose family, having white flowers and glossy black fruit.
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Jetbead, American bladdernut, wafer-ash, and black-haw viburnum -- all really big shrubs -- seem to be unfazed by sharing space with a black walnut.
common buckthorn Rhodotypos scandens jetbead Rosa multiflora (D,K,P) multiflora rose Rubus phoenicolasius (D) wine raspberry Viburnum opulus var.
Vincent and Cusick (1998) reported Erect Brome (Bromus erectus), Garden Honeysucklc (Lonicera xxylosteoides), Jetbead (Rhodotypos scandens), Nanking Cherry (Prunus tomentosa), Simons' Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster simonsii), Siberian Crabapple (Malus baccata), Spring Speedwell (Veronica verna), Thimbleweed (Anemone blanda) and Youth-and-Old-Age (Zinnia violacea) as non-indigenous species new to Ohio and the Erie Islands.