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|Family: Rosaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Sorbus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Sorbus aucuparia L.
Habit: Tree < 15 m; stem-buds not shiny, not sticky, hairs dense, evenly distributed, +- white. Leaf: leaflets 11--17, 3--6 cm, 1.5--2 cm wide, lance-oblong, dull adaxially, axillary hairs +- white. Inflorescence: pedicel hairs dense. Flower: petals 4--5 mm, +- round. Fruit: 8--12 mm, orange to red. Seed: 3--4.5 mm, ovate, +- flat, brown. Chromosomes: 2n=34.
Ecology: Disturbed areas near dwellings; Elevation: < 1900 m. Bioregional Distribution: SnBr; Distribution Outside California: widespread in northern North America; native to Eurasia. Flowering Time: May Note: 1 record, near road, San Bernardino Mountains, 1992; previous SnFrB record horticultural.
eFlora Treatment Author: Peter F. Zika
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Sorbus
Next taxon: Sorbus californica
Citation for this treatment: Peter F. Zika 2016. Sorbus aucuparia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=44980, accessed on October 23, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 23, 2016.