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Sorbus americana Marsh.
AMERICAN MOUNTAIN ASH
American Mountainash

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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
© Copyright Bobby Hattaway 2011 · 4
Sorbus americana
Sorbus americana
© Copyright Bobby Hattaway 2011 · 4
Sorbus americana

Sorbus americana
© Copyright Bobby Hattaway 2011 · 4
Sorbus americana
Sorbus americana, fruit - as borne on the plant
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Sorbus americana, fruit - as borne on the plant

Sorbus americana, leaf - whole upper surface
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Sorbus americana, leaf - whole upper surface
Sorbus americana, leaf - showing orientation on twig
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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
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Sorbus americana, leaf - unspecified

Sorbus americana, bark - of a medium tree or large branch
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Sorbus americana, bark - of a medium tree or large branch
Sorbus americana, twig - orientation of petioles
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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

Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Aphididae  Aphis ( @ NCSU_ENT (2)
Botryosphaeriaceae  Diplodia maura @ BPI (1)

Dothiorella pyrenophora @ 363176A (1)

Phyllosticta sorbi @ BPI (1)

Sphaeropsis malorum @ BPI (1)
Cucurbitariaceae  Cucurbitaria sorbi @ BPI (1)
Dermateaceae  Dermea ariae @ 663883A (1); 663885B (1); 663884A (1); 663883B (1); 663885A (1); 663884B (1); BPI (4)

Diplocarpon maculatum @ BPI (1)

Diplocarpon mespili @ BPI (1)

Durandiella sorbi @ BPI (1)
Diaporthaceae  Diaporthe impulsa @ BPI (10)
Diatrypaceae  Diatrypella irregularis @ BPI (1)

Eutypella prunastri @ BPI (1)

Eutypella sorbi @ BPI (5); 575738A (1); 575738B (1)
Dothioraceae  Dothiora sorbi @ BPI (1)
Fenestellaceae  Fenestella vestita @ BPI (2)
Fomitopsidaceae  Daedalea confragosa @ BPI (3)

Daedalea unicolor @ BPI (2)
Hymenochaetaceae  Hymenochaete tabacina @ BPI (1)
Lobariaceae  Lobaria pulmonaria @ GAL (1)
Lophiostomataceae  Lophiostoma triseptatum @ BPI (1)
Melanommataceae  Melanomma pulvis-pyrius @ BPI (2)
Nectriaceae  Fusarium @ 363176B (1)

Nectria cinnabarina @ BPI (4)

Nectria galligena @ BPI (2)

Tubercularia vulgaris @ BPI (3)
Papilionidae  Graphium sorbi @ BPI (2)
Peniophoraceae  Peniophora allescheri @ BPI (1)

Peniophora cinerea @ BPI (3)
Pleosporaceae  Alternaria @ BPI (1)
Polyporaceae  Fomes igniarius @ BPI (1)

Polyporus albellus @ BPI (1)

Polyporus cinnabarinus @ BPI (5)

Polyporus fumidiceps @ BPI (1)

Polyporus hirsutus @ BPI (2)

Polyporus picipes @ BPI (1)

Polyporus radiatus @ BPI (2)

Polyporus tulipiferus @ BPI (1)

Polyporus varius @ BPI (1)
Pucciniaceae  Gymnosporangium aurantiacum @ BPI (36)

Gymnosporangium cornutum @ BPI (24)

Gymnosporangium globosum @ BPI (8)

Gymnosporangium nootkatense @ 122452B (1)

Gymnosporangium tremelloides @ 122452A (1)

Gymnosporangium @ BPI (4)
Rhytismataceae  Lophodermium tumidum @ BPI (5)

Propolis faginea @ BPI (1)

Propolis versicolor @ BPI (1)
Tricholomataceae  Trogia crispa @ BPI (1)
Ulvaceae  Solenia anomala @ BPI (1)
Valsaceae  Cytospora leucostoma @ BPI (1)

Cytospora massariana @ BPI (2)

Cytospora microspora @ BPI (1)

Cytospora @ BPI (1)

Valsa leucostoma @ BPI (2)
Venturiaceae  Fusicladium dendriticum @ BPI (1)

Venturia dendriticum @ BPI (1)
Xylariaceae  Hypoxylon rubiginosum @ BPI (1)

Nummularia discincola @ BPI (5)

Nummularia repanda @ BPI (1)

Rosellinia fusco-purpurea @ BPI (1)

Rosellinia pulveracea @ BPI (1)
_  Entomosporium maculatum @ BPI (6)

Micropera sorbi @ BPI (9)

Roestelia cornuta @ BPI (6)

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Sorbus americana Marshall
American mountain ash

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General Information
Symbol: SOAM3
Group: Dicot
Family: Rosaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Tree
Native Status : CAN   N
L48   N
SPM   N
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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
PYAM2 Pyrus americana (Marshall) DC.
PYMI4 Pyrus microcarpa (Pursh) Spreng.

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
Species Sorbus americana Marshall – American mountain ash

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Illinois American mountain-ash Endangered

Wetland Status

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North America
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACU
Midwest FAC
Northcentral & Northeast FAC

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Sorbus americana
Sorbus americana
American Mountain-ash
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Sorbus americana
Sorbus americana
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Sorbus americana
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Sorbus americana
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Sorbus americana
Sorbus americana
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Sorbus americana
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Sorbus americana
Sorbus americana
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Sorbus americana
Sorbus americana
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Sorbus americana
Sorbus americana
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Sorbus americana
Sorbus americana
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© 2016 Zoya Akulova

Sorbus americana
Sorbus americana
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© 2016 Zoya Akulova

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