Rowan

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Rowan
Rowanberries in late August 2004 in Helsinki.jpg
European Rowan fruit
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Sorbus

A Rowan is a type of fruit-bearing plant in the family Rosaceae. They grow in the cooler areas of Europe and Asia. The fruit is a 4-8 mm diameter ball. It is bright orange or red in most species, but pink, yellow or white in some Asian species. The fruit are soft and juicy.