Shrubs of Wisconsin

Pyrus communis L.
Family: Rosaceae
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The leaves of Pyrus communis are simple, alternate and toothed and the upper surface is often dark green and shiny when mature. The flowers are similar to Malus pumila, with 5 conspicuous white petals.

Pyrus communis is far less commonly planted in Wisconsin then is Malus pumila and it rarely escapes near plantings.


known Wisconsin distribution


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