European mountain-ash (Sorbus aucuparia)

Sorbus aucuparia

Summary 2

Sorbus aucuparia, commonly called rowan and mountain-ash, is a species of deciduous tree or shrub in the rose family. It is a highly variable species, and botanists have used different definitions of the species to include or exclude trees native to certain areas; a recent definition includes trees native to most of Europe and parts of Asia, as well as northern Africa. The range extends from Madeira and Iceland to Russia and northern China.

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  1. (c) Simon G, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/36267672@N00/3917124094
  2. Adapted by Minnesota Scientific and Natural Areas from a work by (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sorbus_aucuparia

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