Taxonomy

Sorbus hibernica | Irish Whitebeam | Fionncholl gaelach

Distribution

Status

Native status

Native

Species Biology

Identification

Flowers: May – June; clusters of white flowers

Fruits: Red berries


Twigs & bark: Twigs grey/brown, hairy when young; bark smooth then with scaly ridges when mature.

Habitat

Prefers calcareous rocky areas, woods and hedgerows, lowland species

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Irish distribution

Occasional, native in Co. Galway, probably planted elsewhere

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2022

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