GLEBE TREES AND SHRUBS
False spirea (Sorbus sorbifolia)
Shrub of medium height.
Photos taken July 7, 2008 at 504 Queen Elizabeth Dr. This plant belongs to the mountain ash family, having alternate
compound leaves. The leaves are double-toothed.
Photos taken July 7, 2008 at 504 Queen Elizabeth Drive. The flowers look like spirea.
Looks very much like staghorn sumac, but flowers are different. Sumac trunks
are slender and can be fuzzy. False spirea is common in the Glebe, especially on QE Drive.
False spirea also resembles mountain ash and is a type of mountain ash..
Honey locust can be toothed or not, and has smaller leaflets.
List of trees and shrubs with alternate, compound, toothed leaves