Sorbus scopulina

Mountain Ash
Sorbus scopulina

Family: Rose (Rosaceae)
AKA: Rowan Tree, Greene's Mountain Ash
Photo taken on: August 2, 2008
Location: Poverty Gulch, GV, CO
Life Zones: Foothills to subalpine
Habitat: Slopes, canyons

A shrub-like tree growing to 12ft. Flowers are tiny in 6" clusters. The pinnately compound leaves turn red in the Fall.arrow

Sorbus scopulina

 

 

Fruit is edible for wildlife and birds.

Photo taken on: September 10, 2005
Location: Ohio Peak Trail, GV, CO

White Round Clusters