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Sorbus sitchensis var. grayi
Sitka mountain-ash

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to northern California.

Habitat: Thickets, meadows, and rocky slopes, generally at higher elevations.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Sorbus sitchensis M. Roem. var. grayi (Wenzig) C.L. Hitchc.
Publication: Vasc. Pl. Pacific NW 3: 189 1961.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Pyrus sambucifolia Cham. & Schltdl. var. pumila (Raf.) Sarg.
Sorbus occidentalis (S. Watson) Greene
Sorbus pumilus Raf.
Sorbus sambucifolia (Cham. & Schltdl.) M. Roem. var. pumila (Raf.) Koehne
Sorbus sitchensis M. Roem. ssp. grayi (Wenzig) Calder & Roy L. Taylor
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Sorbus sitchensis var. grayi in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Sorbus sitchensis var. grayi checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Sorbus sitchensis var. grayi atlas page.

CalPhotos: Sorbus sitchensis var. grayi photos.

USDA Plants: Sorbus sitchensis var. grayi information.

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