Calflora
Taxon  Report   7684    
Sorbus aucuparia  L.
European mountain ash,  European mountain rowan
Sorbus aucuparia
© 2005 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Sorbus aucuparia
© 2007 Luisa Arana Navaridas
Sorbus aucuparia
© 2005 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Sorbus aucuparia, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Sorbus aucuparia
© 2005 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Sorbus
Communities: escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Pyrus aucuparia
PLANTS: Sorbus aucuparia var. xanthocarpa
More information about  Sorbus aucuparia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (SOAU)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 16, 2018).

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