Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1179

Tree
Perennial

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon

Look for it to be persistent around old houses and in orchards, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals (rarely 4)
5 petals (rarely 4)
Numerous stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Pome

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Pyrus communis   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pyrus communis   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-17-001:
Pyrus communis   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Pear