garden-en: Rowan - Sorbus aucuparia
Family: Rosaceae

Other names: European Mountain Ash, European Mountainash

Synonyms: Aucuparia sylvestris, Mespilus aucuparia, Pyrenia aucuparia, Pyrus aucuparia, Pyrus aucuparia subsp. aucuparia, Pyrus aucuparia var. typica, Pyrus rossica, Sorbus altaica, Sorbus amurensis, Sorbus anadyrensis, Sorbus aucuparia var. typica, Sorbus aucuparia var. xanthocarpa, Sorbus boissieri, Sorbus boissieri var. adsharica, Sorbus camschatcensis, Sorbus glabrata, Sorbus kamtschatcensis, Sorbus moravica, Sorbus pohuashanensis, Sorbus pohuashanensis var. amurensis, Sorbus polaris

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. Unlike many plants with similar distributions, it is not native to Japan. [Wikipedia]

Last edited by garden-en (21.11. 2016 13:42:14)
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