Sorbus koehneana
Common name: 
Chinese Mountain Ash
White-fruited Chinese Mountain Ash
Pronunciation: 
SOR-bus ko-NEE-a-na
Family: 
Rosaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Broadleaf deciduous large shrub, erect, 6-10 ft (1.8-3 m) tall.  Leaves alternate, pinnately compound, 17-25 leaflets, each 1.5-3.5 cm long, oblong to oblong-lanceolate, sharply serrate from near base, grayish green, green below, leaf rachis ("stem" to which leaflets attached) slightly winged.  Flowers white, about 1 cm across, anthers brown, in clusters 4-8 cm wide.  Fruit more of less spherical, 7 mm wide, white, stalks red.
  • Sun, partial shade.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 5      Native to central China.  Introduced to the western world in 1910 by Ernest Wilson.
  • koehneana: apparently in honor of the German botantist, Bernhard A. E. Koehne (1848-1918).
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