The leaves of American mountain ash are odd-pinnate. The leaf upside is dark green, the underside gray-green. The leaf margin is serrated.
White flowers in umbels. The flower follows the leaf shoots. The fragrance of the flowers is very intense to strong.
Bright red berries in umbels. The fruit, fresh or dried, taste sour, containing iron, vitamin C and are rich in tannins. The fruits should be consumed in moderation.
The branches are reddish-brown and glossy. The buds are dark purple-red and sticky.
single tree, planting in groups, bird feeding woods