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Pyrus communis
Pyrus communis
European Pear
Photographer: Gerald and Buff Corsi
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 6666 6666 0115 0172 (2015-01-27)

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  • date of photo  Mar 19, 2013
  • location   Pepperwood Preserve, Santa Rosa (Sonoma County, California, US)
  • notes   The European Pear, Pyrus communis, is a species of pear native to central and eastern Europe and southwest Asia. It is one of the most important fruits of temperate regions, being the species from which most orchard pear cultivars grown in Europe, North America and Australia have been developed. Pepperwood Preserve is a 3,117 acre plot of land owned by the Pepperwood Foundation, located at Coordinates: 38.570119°N 122.689451°W in the Mayacamas Mountains in the coast ranges of California near the towns of Santa Rosa and Healdsburg in Sonoma County.
  • CalAcademy slide #   Pear tree blossoms 130319 _D331714
  • photo category: Plant - tree
  • original filename: Pear tree blossoms 130319 _D331714.jpg

  • common names   European Pear (photographer)
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