Pachysandra terminalis

Common Names: Japanese pachysandra, carpet box, Japanese spurge
Category: Plants
Sub-category: Box family

A slow-growing, spreading evergreen perennial growing to 10 cm tall by 60 cm broad, with alternate, simple, glossy leaves, and creeping stems. The leaves may yellow in winter. When growing in a spreading mass of many plants, a dense cover is formed. The flowers are white, borne above the foliage.

Most commonly found cultivated as an ornamental plant, for use as ground-cover. Blooms late March through April.

Primary Flower Color: White
Secondary Flower Color: White
Edible Notes: No available information on edibility.
Warnings: Not known to be dangerous.