Pyrus calleryana

Pyrus calleryana_Gary A. Monroe
Photo by Gary A. Monroe

Common names: Callery pear

Pyrus calleryana (Callery pear) is a tree (family Rosaceae) with white flowers and oval-shaped leaves found in the Central Valley of California. It is native to China and Vietnam. It favors grasslands and woodlands. It spreads via seeds and root suckers. Seeds are dispersed from ornamental trees via birds.

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