Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Rosales Rosaceae

Scientific Name: Sorbus vexans
Species Authority: E.F.Warb.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D1+2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Wigginton, M.J.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Populations occur in a small corridor of coast between Culbone in Somerset and an area just west of Trentishoe in Devon. The species is apomictic.
Countries occurrence:
United Kingdom
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A small tree, often multi-stemmed from the base. The species grows mainly in oak woodlands.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no obvious threats to the populations, although inappropriate woodland management and the spread of Rhododendron are potential hazards.

Citation: Wigginton, M.J. 1998. Sorbus vexans. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T34725A9885776. . Downloaded on 04 October 2015.
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