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Sorbus americana, Mountain-ash
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Sorbus americana, Mountain-ash

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Sorbus americana, Mountain-ash
© Copyright Bobby Hattaway 2011 · 5
Sorbus americana, Mountain-ash
Sorbus americana, Mountain-ash
© Copyright Bobby Hattaway 2011 · 5
Sorbus americana, Mountain-ash
Sorbus americana, fruit - as borne on the plant
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Sorbus americana, fruit - as borne on the plant
Sorbus americana, leaf - whole upper surface
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Sorbus americana, leaf - whole upper surface
Sorbus americana, leaf - showing orientation on twig
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Sorbus americana, leaf - showing orientation on twig

Sorbus americana, fruit - as borne on the plant
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Sorbus americana, fruit - as borne on the plant
Sorbus americana, leaf - unspecified
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Sorbus americana, leaf - unspecified
Sorbus americana, bark - of a medium tree or large branch
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Sorbus americana, bark - of a medium tree or large branch
Sorbus americana, twig - orientation of petioles
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Sorbus americana, twig - orientation of petioles
Sorbus americana, whole tree or vine - general
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Sorbus americana, whole tree or vine - general

Sorbus americana, whole tree or vine - general
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Sorbus americana, whole tree or vine - general
Sorbus americana, whole tree or vine - general
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Sorbus americana, whole tree or vine - general
Sorbus americana, inflorescence - unspecified
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Sorbus americana, inflorescence - unspecified
Sorbus americana, inflorescence - whole - unspecified
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Sorbus americana, inflorescence - whole - unspecified
Kinds

Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Aphididae  Aphis ( @ NCSU_ENT (2)
Apidae  Bombus mixtus @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Lecanoraceae  Lecanora hybocarpa @ I_LCB (1)
Physciaceae  Physcia pumilior @ I_LCB (1)
Ramalinaceae  Ramalina @ I_LCB (3)

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Sorbus L.
mountain ash

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General Information
Symbol: SORBU
Group: Dicot
Family: Rosaceae
Duration:  
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : AK   I,N
CAN   I,N
GL   N
L48   I,N
SPM   I,N
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Native Status:
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Synonyms

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Rosales
Family Rosaceae – Rose family
Genus Sorbus L. – mountain ash

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 18 species of Sorbus . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Sorbus airia</i>
(L.) Crantz
Sorbus airia
winterbeam Distribution of <i>
Sorbus alnifolia</i>
(Siebold & Zucc.) K. Koch
Sorbus alnifolia
Distribution of <i>
Sorbus americana</i>
Marshall
Sorbus americana
American mountain ash Distribution of <i>
Sorbus aria</i>
(L.) Crantz
Sorbus aria
chess-apple Distribution of <i>
Sorbus aucuparia</i>
L.
Sorbus aucuparia
European mountain ash Distribution of <i>
Sorbus californica</i>
Greene
Sorbus californica
California mountain ash Distribution of <i>
Sorbus commixta</i>
Hedl.
Sorbus commixta
Distribution of <i>
Sorbus decora</i>
(Sarg.) C.K. Schneid.
Sorbus decora
northern mountain ash Distribution of <i>
Sorbus domestica</i>
L. [excluded]
Sorbus domestica
Distribution of <i>
Sorbus dumosa</i>
Greene
Sorbus dumosa
Arizona mountain ash Distribution of <i>
Sorbus groenlandica</i>
(C.K. Schneid.) Á. Löve & D. Löve
Sorbus groenlandica
Greenland mountain ash Distribution of <i>
Sorbus hybrida</i>
L.
Sorbus hybrida
oakleaf mountain ash Distribution of <i>
Sorbus sambucifolia</i>
(Cham. & Schltdl.) M. Roem.
Sorbus sambucifolia
Siberian mountain ash Distribution of <i>
Sorbus scopulina</i>
Greene
Sorbus scopulina
Greene's mountain ash Distribution of <i>
Sorbus sitchensis</i>
M. Roem.
Sorbus sitchensis
western mountain ash Distribution of <i>
Sorbus ×thuringiaca</i>
(Ilse) Fritsch [<i>
aria × aucuparia</i>
]
Sorbus ×thuringiaca [ aria × aucuparia ]
mountain ash Distribution of <i>
Sorbus tianschanica</i>
Rupr.
Sorbus tianschanica
Distribution of <i>
Sorbus torminalis</i>
(L.) Crantz
Sorbus torminalis
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Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Martin Moderate Minor Low

Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Martin

Sources

Martin, A.C., H.S. Zim, and A.L. Nelson. 1951. American wildlife and plants: A guide to wildlife food habits . Dover Publications. New York.

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover


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Sorbus sp.
Sorbus sp.
ID: 0024 3291 2018 0111 [detail]
Sherry Ballard
© 2000 California Academy of Sciences

Sorbus sp.
Sorbus sp.
Mountain Ash
ID: 0072 3301 1162 0008 [detail]
Gerald and Buff Corsi
© 2001 California Academy of Sciences

Sorbus sp.
Sorbus sp.
ID: 0024 3291 2018 0109 [detail]
Sherry Ballard
© 2000 California Academy of Sciences

Sorbus sp.
Sorbus sp.
Mountain Ash
ID: 9092 3191 3542 0114 [detail]
Steven Kaune
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Sorbus sp.
Sorbus sp.
Mountain Ash
ID: 0024 3291 1997 0037 [detail]
Sherry Ballard
© 2000 California Academy of Sciences

Sorbus sp.
Sorbus sp.
ID: 0000 0000 1016 1619 [detail]
© 2016 Zoya Akulova

Sorbus sp.
Sorbus sp.
ID: 0000 0000 1016 1620 [detail]
© 2016 Zoya Akulova

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