*Sorbus aucuparia Linnaeus ssp. aucuparia . Phen: May; Sep. Hab: Disturbed areas, rarely cultivated. Dist: Native of n. Europe. A planted tree and escape (sometimes appearing naturalized), south to s. PA (Rhoads & Klein 1993), MD, DE, WV (Kartesz 1999), and DC (Jones 1939). Also reported for SC by Kartesz (1999), supposedly based on Jones (1939), but Jones (1939) does not mention SC in his account of S. aucuparia.
Origin/Endemic status: Europe
Synonymy: = McAllister (2005); = n/a – RAB; < Pyrus aucuparia (L.) Gaertn. – F, WV; < Sorbus aucuparia L. – C, FNA9, G, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, Jones (1939)