Sorbus sentence example
The alpine rose (Rhododendron dauricum) clusters in masses on the higher mountains; juniper, spiraea, sorbus, the pseudo-acacia (Caragana sibirica and C. arborescens, C. jubata in some of the higher tracts), various Rosaceae - Potentilla fruticosa and Cotoneaster uniflora - the wild cherry (Prunus Padus), and many other shrubs occupy the spaces between the trees.
A few mountain ash or rowan trees (Sorbus aucuparia) are found singly here and there, and attain to 30 ft.
The woodland also contains specimens of small-leaved lime Tillia cordata, and wild service tree Sorbus torminalis.
Here it will be convenient to adhere to the old classification, which places Pears under Pyrus, Apples under Malus, Beams under Aria, and Mountain Ashes and Service Trees under Sorbus.Advertisement