"Takane-nanakamado" (Sorbus sambucifolia) belongs to the Rosaceae (the Rose family). It is a small deciduous tree that is distribuited northward from Chubu disrtict to Hokkaido and the Kril Islands, as well as Sakhalin, the Kamchatska Peninsula and the Korean Peninsula. This tree grows in sub-alpine to alpine forest edges and scrubs, and can reach 1-2 m in height. The leaves are impari-pinnate with 7-11 narrow ovate leaflets. The leaflet is glossy above, acute serrate with an acute tip. The terminal compound corymbs are borne and bloom rose pink tinged white flowers from June to July. The fruits are drooping pome and ripen in September through July. They have not lenticels and have erect, remained calyx lobes at the tip.