common pear USDA PLANTS Symbol: PYCO
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Hardwood Trees
Pyrus communis L.

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Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Rosales: Rosaceae
Native Range: Europe, W. Asia (REHD);

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Fruit(s); Grows on fertile forest types. Height to 20m. Flowers April to May. Fruits September to October. Poland
Gil Wojciech, Polish Forest Research Institute,
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Fruit(s); Blake's Pride...A tasty, high-quality, fire-blight-resistant pear.
USDA ARS Photo Unit, USDA Agricultural Research Service,
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EDDMapS Distribution:
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State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

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Invasive Listing Sources:
John Randall, The Nature Conservancy, Survey of TNC Preserves, 1995.
Native Plant Society of Oregon, 2008