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ninebark,

any plant of the genus Physocarpus of the family Rosaceae (roserose,
common name for some members of the Rosaceae, a large family of herbs, shrubs, and trees distributed over most of the earth, and for plants of the genus Rosa, the true roses.
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 family). Ninebarks are North American (one is Asian) deciduous, hardy, spring-blooming shrubs, with thin bark which peels off in many layers. The most common American species is P. opulifolius, found along rocky streams E of the Rockies. Ninebarks are similar to the closely related spiraeas and are also cultivated as ornamentals. Ninebarks are classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Rosales, family Rosaceae.
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Common ninebark (Populifolius) and the cultivars 'Dart's Gold' and 'Diablo' are widely available.
Perhaps one way to illustrate the important strides that have been made in providing gardeners with improved plants that offer increased interest in the garden, would be to look at the Eastern ninebark, Physocarpus opulifolius.
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Erick Greene of Missoula, Montana, hikes up the brushy slopes of Mount Sentinel each spring, carefully searching the ninebark and serviceberry shrubs for bird nests.
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One colourful but hardy medium-sized shrub is ninebark 'Diablo' with its burgundy leaves.
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She is a cofounding editor of Ninebark Press, director of the Georgia Poetry Circuit, and Dana Professor of English, Rhetoric, and Writing at Berry College.