Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1443

Shrub, Tree
Perennial

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in - - -

Occurs as a planted tree and escape, sometimes appearing naturalized

Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

 

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Odd-pinnately compound: 11-15 leaflets
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Orange-red
Pome

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Sorbus aucuparia ssp. aucuparia   FAMILY Rosaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sorbus aucuparia   FAMILY Rosaceae

LESS THAN Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Pyrus aucuparia

 

COMMON NAME:
European Mountain-ash, Rowan