Page author: David Giblin
Pyrus communis
common pear

Distribution: Occurring in scattered locations on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to Idaho, Montana, Utah and New Mexico; also from southcentral U.S. east and northeast to the Atlantic Coast.

Habitat: Grasslands, thickets, shorelines, and forest openings;

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Introduced from Eurasia

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Pyrus communis L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 1: 479; 2: 1200. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Pyrus communis in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Pyrus communis checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Pyrus communis information.

E-Flora BC: Pyrus communis atlas page.

CalPhotos: Pyrus communis photos.

USDA Plants: Pyrus communis information.

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