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Proctor's Rowan

Observed: 17th October 2011 By: Natterjacktoad
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Description:

Found with assistance from the 'Sorbus' book!

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Proctor's Rowan (Sorbus x proctoris)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Beagle's picture

The Rowan and its Relatives

If you wish to pursue this interest in Sorbus spp. then Ness Gardens (University of Liverpool Botanic Gardens) produce an informative booklet about their collection, 'more in cultivation than in any other garden', by H.A. McAllister, Ph.D. www.nessgardens.org.uk Regards

Hugh

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Thank-you! I also managed to

Thank-you! I also managed to see S. wilmottiana (the labelled specimen in The Gully) and S. cheddarensis at Cheddar Gorge

Sarah Patton

Tim Rich's picture

Well found and nice to see

Well found and nice to see someone using our book which is what its meant for!

Tim Rich

Natterjacktoad's picture

It was the photo of you, Tim,

It was the photo of you, Tim, which led us to the right place!!

Sarah Patton

Tim Rich's picture

which is why it was there,

which is why it was there, but you still had to work hard! Did you notice my orange jumper - matches Sorbus bristoliensis berries in colour!

Tim Rich

Natterjacktoad's picture

errrrr, didn't find

errrrr, didn't find bristoliensis.......!! Limited time and a non-botanising husband!! Leaves me more to find next time - in from the river level methinks!

Sarah Patton

Tim Rich's picture

ask me before you go and I'll

ask me before you go and I'll direct you to easy to find ones!

Tim Rich