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Mountain Ash

Sorbus spp.

September after 1st frost


A small tree/bush native to northern Minnesota. It is found growing in part shade, full sun, moist areas, cool forest, swamps stream banks, forest edges, rocky shores and bluffs. Fruit is a cluster of bright red berries that matures in late summer and persist through winter. Berries are often eaten by black bears after the first frost which makes them sweeter.

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