Wood Atlas - Xylarium
lat. Sorbus aria
The whitebeam (Sorbus aria) is found throughout Western Europe. It grows as a shrub or small tree with heights ranging form 10 to 40 feet. The scarlet berries which ripen in August were previously used a substitute for flour, but only after being roasted, dried, and ground.
The wood of the whitebeam is tough and moderately heavy. It is suitable for fine crafts of any kind as well as for carpentry work.
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