Fast-Growing Rowan Tree Tolerates Air Pollution

The misnomer occurs mostly in North America. This fast-growing, hardy tree (Sorbus aucuparia) is a member of the Rose (Rosaceae) family. It is a familiar wild tree in the British Isles. In Newfoundland-Labrador and Nova Scotia, Canada, it is commonly referred to as the Dogberry Tree. The name Mountain Ash has applied also to the Sorbus americana. (more…)