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AMERICAN MOUNTAIN ASH

SORBUS AMERICANA

SYNONYM: ROWAN TREE

USE: JELLY

RANGE: THROUGHOUT THE REGION

SIMILARITY TO TOXIC SPECIES: NONE

BEST TIME: SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER

STATUS: COMMON

TOOLS NEEDED: NONE

paradox. This tree sometimes reaches 40 feet in height but more often reaches only 20 feet, in which case it could be classified as a shrub. American mountain ash has alternate, finely toothed, compound leaves. These run between 13 and

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