Sorbus scopulina

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Sorbus scopulina
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Sorbus
Subgenus: Sorbus
Section: Commixtae[1]
Species: S. scopulina
Binomial name
Sorbus scopulina
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Native range

S. dumosa Greene[1]
S. alaskana G.N.Jones[1]

Sorbus scopulina is a species of rowan that is native to western North America, primarily in the Rocky Mountains.[1] The common name of this species is often given as 'Greene mountain-ash', and is so named in honor of American botanist Edward Lee Greene.[2] Throughout the Cascade Mountains and the Pacific Northwestern portions of this rowan's habitat, it is commonly called Cascade Mountain-ash, sometimes listed as Sorbus scopulina var. cascadensis.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d McAllister, H.A. 2005. The genus Sorbus: Mountain Ash and other Rowans . Kew Publishing.
  2. ^ Petrides, George A. and Olivia 1998. "Western Trees". Houghton Mifflin Company.
  3. ^ USDA PLANTS Database

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