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Sorbus californica

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Sorbus californica, the California mountain ash,[2] is an aggregate species of rowans native to western North America and sometimes cultivated. It has orange-red fruit and leaflets that are toothed almost from base to apex, but is said to be most often confounded with the western North American species S. occidentalis which has pinkish fruit and leaflets with few teeth.[1]

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    S. californica fruits (left) are apple-shaped; S. aucuparia fruits for comparison are conical at the stem end

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    The individual leaflets are toothed almost from base to apex

References

  1. ^ a b c McAllister, H.A. 2005. The genus Sorbus: Mountain Ash and other Rowans . Kew Publishing.
  2. ^ "Sorbus californica". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 23 November 2015.
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Sorbus californica: Brief Summary

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Sorbus californica, the California mountain ash, is an aggregate species of rowans native to western North America and sometimes cultivated. It has orange-red fruit and leaflets that are toothed almost from base to apex, but is said to be most often confounded with the western North American species S. occidentalis which has pinkish fruit and leaflets with few teeth.

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S. californica fruits (left) are apple-shaped; S. aucuparia fruits for comparison are conical at the stem end

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The individual leaflets are toothed almost from base to apex

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