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Rowan

rowan

Sorbus aucuparia

Its bark is light grey and smooth, later with a network of ridges.

The rowan is found on streets, in parks, gardens, woods and hillsides to 1,000m.

It is used for turning, and decoration in streets and gardens.

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England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.