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Rowans

Rowan
Other namesMountain ash
LocationFangorn Forest
Rowans were Trees of the genus Sorbus, also called 'mountain ash'. Found especially on the slopes of Mountains and hills, these trees with their unmistakable red berries once grew in the western Fangorn Forest, in the regions close to Isengard.

Carnimírië, Orofarnë and Lassemista were individual rowan-trees of Fangorn.[1]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers, "Treebeard"