Flora of Northern Ireland
  • Sorbus aucuparia L. - Rowan
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Sorbus aucuparia
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Sorbus aucuparia
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Sorbus aucuparia
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Sorbus aucuparia
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Rowan (also known as mountain-ash or boar-tree) is a very frequent native tree in hedges, scrub and woodland, easily identified by its pinnate ash-like leaves, corymbs of white flowers and bright red fruits.

All names: Sorbus aucuparia L.; Pyrus aucuparia (L.) Ehrh.