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Sorbus sitchensis M. Roem.
WESTERN MOUNTAIN ASH
Sitka Mountain-ash

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Agaricaceae  Phoma sitchensis @ BPI (1)
Aphididae  Macrosiphum ( @ AMNH_PBI (2)
Botryosphaeriaceae  Phyllosticta globifera @ BPI (4)

Phyllosticta globigera @ BPI (1)
Dermateaceae  Cylindrosporium sorbi-sitchensis @ BPI (1)
Diatrypaceae  Diatrype disciformis @ BPI (1)

Diatrypella disciformis @ BPI (1)
Erysiphaceae  Phyllactinia corylea @ BPI (1)
Fenestellaceae  Fenestella occidentalis @ BPI (3)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Rhabdospora inaequalis @ BPI (1)

Septoria sitchensis @ BPI (5)
Nectriaceae  Nectria cinnabarina @ BPI (4)

Nectria @ BPI (1)
Phaeosphaeriaceae  Ophiobolus consimilis @ BPI (1)
Pleosporaceae  Alternaria compacta @ BPI (1)
Pucciniaceae  Gymnosporangium aurantiacum @ BPI (11)

Gymnosporangium clavariiforme @ BPI (1)

Gymnosporangium cornutum @ BPI (20)

Gymnosporangium juniperinum @ BPI (1)

Gymnosporangium nootkatense @ BPI (6)

Gymnosporangium tremelloides @ BPI (12)
Valsaceae  Cytospora leucostoma @ BPI (1)

Cytospora @ BPI (3)
Venturiaceae  Fusicladium @ BPI (1)
_  Entomosporium maculatum @ BPI (3); 392204A (1); 392204B (1)

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Sorbus sitchensis M. Roem.
western mountain ash

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General Information
Symbol: SOSI2
Group: Dicot
Family: Rosaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Tree
Native Status : AK   N
CAN   N
L48   N
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Synonyms

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Rosales
Family Rosaceae – Rose family
Genus Sorbus L. – mountain ash
Species Sorbus sitchensis M. Roem. – western mountain ash

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 2 subspecies of Sorbus sitchensis . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Sorbus sitchensis</i>
M. Roem. var. <i>
grayi</i>
(Wenzig) C.L. Hitchc.
Sorbus sitchensis var. grayi
western mountain ash Distribution of <i>
Sorbus sitchensis</i>
M. Roem. var. <i>
sitchensis </i>
Sorbus sitchensis var. sitchensis
Sitka mountain ash

Legal Status

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Alaska FACU
Arid West FAC
Great Plains FAC
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FAC

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ARS Germplasm Resources Information Network (SOSI2)
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Integrated Taxonomic Information System (SOSI2)
Jepson Interchange (University of California - Berkeley) (SOSI2)
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Information Network (SOSI2)
Native American Ethnobotany (University of Michigan - Dearborn) (SOSI2)
USDA Forest Service Fire Effects Information System (SOSI2)
University of Washington Burke Museum (SOSI2)

Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Quinlan Low

Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Quinlan Low

Sources

Quinlan, S.E., and S. Cuccarese. 2004. Native Alaskan and exotic plants used by wildlife . Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Anchorage.

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover


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Number of matches : 2
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Sorbus sitchensis var. sitchensis%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Sorbus sitchensis var. sitchensis
Sorbus sitchensis var. sitchensis
Sitka Mountain Ash
ID: 0000 0000 0318 0733 [detail]
© 2018 Susan McDougall

Sorbus sitchensis var. sitchensis
Sorbus sitchensis var. sitchensis
Sitka Mountain Ash
ID: 0000 0000 0318 0747 [detail]
© 2018 Susan McDougall

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Following modified from CalPhotos
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http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi/img_query?query_src=dl&where-taxon=Sorbus+sitchensis&where-lifeform=specimen_tag&rel-lifeform=ne&rel-taxon=begins+with&where-lifeform=Plant ---> https://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi/img_query?query_src=dl&where-taxon=Sorbus+sitchensis&where-lifeform=specimen_tag&rel-lifeform=ne&rel-taxon=begins+with&where-lifeform=Plant

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Number of matches : 12
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Sorbus sitchensis%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Sorbus sitchensis
Sorbus sitchensis
ID: 6249 3022 3539 0046 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Sorbus sitchensis
Sorbus sitchensis
ID: 6249 3022 3539 0045 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Sorbus sitchensis
Sorbus sitchensis
Western Mountain Ash
ID: 0000 0000 0607 0922 [detail]
© 2007 Matt Below

Sorbus sitchensis
Sorbus sitchensis
Sitka Mountain Ash
ID: 0000 0000 0216 2530 [detail]
© 2016 Steven Thorsted

Sorbus sitchensis
Sorbus sitchensis
Sitka Mountain Ash
ID: 0000 0000 0216 2531 [detail]
© 2016 Steven Thorsted

Sorbus sitchensis
Sorbus sitchensis
Sitka Mountain Ash
(shown with Lupine sp )
ID: 0000 0000 0216 2534 [detail]
© 2016 Steven Thorsted

Sorbus sitchensis var. grayi
Sorbus sitchensis var. grayi
Western Mountain Ash
ID: 0000 0000 1115 0241 [detail]
© 2015 Barry Breckling

Sorbus sitchensis var. grayi
Sorbus sitchensis var. grayi
Sitka Mountain Ash
ID: 0000 0000 1215 2774 [detail]
© 2015 Robert Sikora

Sorbus sitchensis var. grayi
Sorbus sitchensis var. grayi
Sitka Mountain Ash
ID: 0000 0000 1215 2776 [detail]
© 2015 Robert Sikora

Sorbus sitchensis var. grayi
Sorbus sitchensis var. grayi
Sitka Mountain Ash
ID: 0000 0000 1215 2777 [detail]
© 2015 Robert Sikora

Sorbus sitchensis var. sitchensis
Sorbus sitchensis var. sitchensis
Sitka Mountain Ash
ID: 0000 0000 0318 0733 [detail]
© 2018 Susan McDougall

Sorbus sitchensis var. sitchensis
Sorbus sitchensis var. sitchensis
Sitka Mountain Ash
ID: 0000 0000 0318 0747 [detail]
© 2018 Susan McDougall

Using these photos: A variety of organizations and individuals have contributed photographs to CalPhotos. Please follow the usage guidelines provided with each image. Use and copyright information, as well as other details about the photo such as the date and the location, are available by clicking on the [detail] link under the thumbnail. See also: Using the Photos in CalPhotos .   


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CalPhotos is a project of BNHM      University of California, Berkeley

Following modified from CalPhotos
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http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi/img_query?query_src=dl&where-taxon=Sorbus+sitchensis+var.+grayi&where-lifeform=specimen_tag&rel-lifeform=ne&rel-taxon=begins+with&where-lifeform=Plant ---> https://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi/img_query?query_src=dl&where-taxon=Sorbus+sitchensis+var.+grayi&where-lifeform=specimen_tag&rel-lifeform=ne&rel-taxon=begins+with&where-lifeform=Plant

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Number of matches : 4
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Sorbus sitchensis var. grayi%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

Click on the thumbnail to see an enlargement

Sorbus sitchensis var. grayi
Sorbus sitchensis var. grayi
Western Mountain Ash
ID: 0000 0000 1115 0241 [detail]
© 2015 Barry Breckling

Sorbus sitchensis var. grayi
Sorbus sitchensis var. grayi
Sitka Mountain Ash
ID: 0000 0000 1215 2774 [detail]
© 2015 Robert Sikora

Sorbus sitchensis var. grayi
Sorbus sitchensis var. grayi
Sitka Mountain Ash
ID: 0000 0000 1215 2776 [detail]
© 2015 Robert Sikora

Sorbus sitchensis var. grayi
Sorbus sitchensis var. grayi
Sitka Mountain Ash
ID: 0000 0000 1215 2777 [detail]
© 2015 Robert Sikora

Using these photos: A variety of organizations and individuals have contributed photographs to CalPhotos. Please follow the usage guidelines provided with each image. Use and copyright information, as well as other details about the photo such as the date and the location, are available by clicking on the [detail] link under the thumbnail. See also: Using the Photos in CalPhotos .   


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