Sorbus aucuparia

Rowan Berries

  1. Popular name(s): Rowan, Rowan Berry, Mountain-Ash, Quickbeam
  2. Botanical name: Sorbus aucuparia
  3. Family: Rosaceae
  4. Origin: Asia, Europe and as naturalized species also in New Zealand and North America (Canada, USA)
  5. Edible: Yes, the berries are edible, but raw fruits contain parasorboside and should therefore not be eaten in large quantities.
  6. Usage: Depending on the region, in Europe Rowan Berries are used to make liqueur, schnapps or jam.


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