134467 Snow Pear Pyrus nivalis (Rosaceae) HEIGHT to 20m
Medium-sized tree. BARK Rough and scaly. BRANCHES Ascending, usually spineless. LEAVES To 9cm long and smooth; blade runs decurrently down petiole. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS White flowers open just after leaves. Fruits, to 5cm long, are rounded, greenish-yellow, with purple dots. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Native from France to Russia; planted here occasionally.