Family:
Rubiaceae
Toxins:
physical injury
Flower Color:
  • flower color
  • flower color
Found:
woodlands, fields

Geographical Distribution

Mountain pomegranate distribution - United States

Related Species

Mountain Pomegranate

Catunaregam spinosa

Sping Randia
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Mountain pomegranate (Catunaregam spinosa, also referred to as Randia spinosa) is a deciduous shrub or small tree which is a member of the Rubiaceae family. It is native to Africa and Asia. The tree contains sharp, woody spines along it's branches. It develops white to yellow, slightly scented flowers in 1-3 flowered clusters and broadly ellipsoid fruits.

The sharp spines along the branches are capable of causes physical injury to horses, and should not be in pastures or along fence lines.