Distribution: Introduced, commonly planted species, spread by birds, near habitations.
Habitat: Often in areas where it appears to be native.
Flowers: May - June
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Small, deciduous, gray-barked tree with spreading branches, 5-12 m. tall, the young growth with soft, gray hairs.
Leaves pinnate; leaflets 11-15, oblong-lanceolate, pointed, 3-6 cm. long, finely and sharply serrate the full length.
Inflorescence a large, flat-topped panicle, with at least 75 flowers; calyx obconic, hairy, the 5 lobes triangular, persistent; petals 5, white, nearly orbicular, 4 mm. long; stamens 15-20, equaling the petals; carpels 3-4, the styles 2-3 mm. long.
Fruit globose, fleshy, bright red, pendulous, 10 mm. broad.