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|Family: Rosaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Pyrus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Pyrus communis L.
Habit: Plant +- thorny (escaped plants). Leaf: 2--7 cm, ovate to wide-ovate or -elliptic, hairy in youth, glabrous in age, teeth rounded; petiole 22--45 mm. Flower: petals 10--15 mm, white; odorous. Fruit: 3--15 cm, 2--12 cm diam, calyx persistent. Chromosomes: 2n=34.
Ecology: Disturbed places; Elevation: < 1600 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoRO, n SNF, ScV, TR, PR, W&I, DMtns; Distribution Outside California: native to Eurasia. Flowering Time: Feb--Apr
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael A. Vincent
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Pyrus
Next taxon: Rosa
Citation for this treatment: Michael A. Vincent 2016. Pyrus communis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=40497, accessed on July 23, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 23, 2016.