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Upright Mountain Ash
Sorbus aucuparia
Distinguishing Features: Clusters of white flowers, then red berries
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Form at maturity: Typically 20 to 40 feet tall, ovate to rounded shape
  • Leaf: Pinnately compound, 5 to 9 inches long with 9 to 15 leaflets, each .75 to 2.5 inches long with a pointed oval shape and serrated toward the tips, dark green above, frosty green below, leaves change from green to somewhat reddish in Autumn
  • Flower: White, 5-petaled flowers (1/3 inch across) bloom in flattened corymbs
  • Bark: Color is light grayish brown, generally smooth, but somewhat roughened on older trunks
  • Fruit or Seed: Clusters of small orange-red berry-like drupes, 0.25 to 0.38 inch in diameter, born in terminal clusters
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