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Sorbus sitchensis var. sitchensis

Sorbus sitchensis M. Roem. var. sitchensis

Sitka Mountain Ash

Rosaceae (Rose family)

Synonym(s): Pyrus sitchensis


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Pome
Size Notes: Up to about 13 feet tall.
Fruit: Pomes pinkish red or red.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May


USA: AK , ID , MT , WA
Canada: AB , BC , YT

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Sorbus sitchensis var. sitchensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Sorbus sitchensis var. sitchensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Sorbus sitchensis var. sitchensis


Record Modified: 2019-07-31
Research By: CBR

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