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American Mountain-Ash

Definition of the noun American Mountain-Ash

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American mountain-ash is the vernacular name of the Sorbus americana, a species of Sorbus.

  • geographic area: North America

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Google previewIllustrated Book of Trees (2002)

The Comprehensive Field Guide to More than 250 Trees of Eastern North America by William Carey Grimm

The American mountain-ash is a small tree, rarely exceeding a height of 20 feet or a trunk diameter of more than 1 foot. It is distinctly a northern species, growing along the borders of cold swamps and bogs, or on rocky mountain ridges.

Google previewEverything You Need to Know about Birding and Backyard Bird Attraction (1998)

by Alan Pistorius

The American mountain-ash is a small, cool-climate tree, growing in the North Woods and down the Appalachian chain. It is also called the rowantree, an alternate name borrowed from its cousin the European mountain-ash (S. autuparia), ...

Google previewNative and Naturalized Trees of New England and Adjacent Canada (2006)

A Field Guide by Richard M. DeGraaf, Paul E. Sendak

American mountain-ash is a small tree or shrub, up to 15 m tall. The trunk is short with spreading, slender branches forming a narrow, rounded crown. Often multiple trunks from root suckers give it a shrub-like appearance. Leaves. Deciduous ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Trees (2005)

Volume 1: North America by M.M. Grandtner

e American mountainash; American mountain ash, American mountain-ash (Canada); American rowan-tree; ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

The best-known American mountain-ash is S. Americana, a similar £ but with larger leaves, and smaller £ deeper-colo fruit. It is native in the mountains of the eastern United States and northward. The western mountain-ash, S. sambucifolia , ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

The best-known American mountain-ash is 5. Americana, a similar tree, but with larger leaves, and smaller though deeper-colored fruit. It is native in the mountains of the eastern United States and northward. The western mountain- ash, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

The best-known American mountain-ash is S. Americana, a similar tree, but with larger leaves, and smaller though deeper-colored fruit. It is native in the mountains of # eastern United States and northward. The western mountain-ash, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

The best-known American mountain-ash is P. Americana, a similar tree, hut with larger leaves, and smaller though deeper-colored fruit.

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