Sitka Mountain Ash
Rosaceae (Rose Family)
Distinguishing Features - Leaves: alternate, simple, with paired stipules. Flowers: small to large, bisexual, usually regular, sometimes slightly irregular, generally with a cuplike base bearing 5 sepals, 5 petals, and many separate stamens, and with single to many simple pistils or single compound pistil. Fruit: drupe.
Native to western British Columbia and Pacific northwest; in moist soil conditions.
The Sitka Mountain Ash belongs to the family Rosaceae which includes approximately 2000 species of trees, shrubs, and herbs around the world.
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