Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Sorbus aucuparia L. image
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Kurt Stüber
Family Rosaceae
Sorbus aucuparia L.
Eurasian mountain-ash, European mountain-ash, rowan
Sorbus: an ancient Latin name
aucuparia: from Latin aucupor, "to go bird-catching," from auceps or aviceps, a "bird-catcher," in turn from avis, "bird," and capere, "to catch"
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Status: Introduced - rarely escaped; potentially invasive
Plant: perennial tree

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Pyrus aucuparia (L.) Gaertn.

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