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- Chimonanthus praecox
Common name: Wintersweet, Japanese allspice
Chimonanthus praecox is a deciduous shrub which flowers in winter on bare stems. The flowers have tepals (where petals and sepals are undifferentiated). Later in the season, they produce a small brown fruit.
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Flower photo by Midge Oke.
Leaf photo by Derek Ramsey (Ram-Man) - Self-photographed, CC BY-SA 2.5,
Shrub photo by Laura Hale - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0
Fruit photo by Σ64 - Own work, CC BY 4.0