Mountain Ash (Rowan)

Mountain Ash 6657 June - Right Front

Mountain Ash 6657 June – Right Front

Rowan or Mountain Ash (Sorbus aucuparia). Native in Ireland with grey stems, pinnate leaves with 14 or so leaflets on either side of a common stalk. White flowers in late spring are succeeded by red fruits. Clusters of red fruits are noticeable in autumn and winter and are often eaten by birds. Source: Dr Mary Forrest, UCD.

 

 

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