Callery Pear (Pyrus calleryana)

WHY IT’S BAD: The aggressive non-native callery pear is dominating roadsides and recently disturbed areas throughout Central Ohio. Often known as “Bradford” or “Cleveland Select” ornamental pear, this foreign invader is one of the greatest scourges of the NNIS (non-native invasive species) world. Native to China, the tree was first brought to America in the … Continue reading Callery Pear (Pyrus calleryana)