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Sorbus dumosa Greene
Arizona mountain ash, Arizona mountain-ash
USDA Symbol: sodu2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
This mountain-ash is an 8 ft., deciduous shrub. Its attractive foliage is pinnately compound with sharply toothed leaflets. White flowers are small and arranged in terminal clusters. These are followed by highly colorful, usually bright red, fruits.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Shrub Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul
AZ , NM Native Distribution:
Mts. of AZ & NM Native Habitat:
Coniferous forests; 8000 to 10,000 ft. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Moist, rich soils
Conditions Comments: Not Available
PropagationDescription: Plant seed in the spring. Germination is sporadic and probably will not take place until the following spring.
Seed Collection: Clean as soon as collected.
Seed Treatment: Stratify at 40 degrees for 60 days or more.
Commercially Avail: yes
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff