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The Callery pear is an invasive species in many areas of eastern North America, outcompeting many native plants and trees. In the northeastern United States, wild Callery pears sometimes form extensive, nearly pure stands in old fields, along roadsides, and in similar disturbed areas.
Spotted growing next to road on top of Kennesaw Mountain
Note thorns growing near blossoms.
Spotted on Mar 22, 2013
Submitted on Mar 22, 2013