Pear - Pyrus communis

Description

Leaves rounded, shiny, toothed near tip. Flowers white, long stalked with 5 petals.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Woodland edge and hedgerows.

When to see it

Flowers in April and May.

Life History

Perennial.

UK Status

Occasional but fairly widespread.

VC55 Status

Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 13 of the 617 tetrads.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map