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Wild Cherry: Prunus avium


Wild Cherry

Prunus avium


red petioles (spring)

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white flower

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Height: 15-20

Leaves emerging from buds.

buds in the fall

leaf margins and underside of leaf

bark of small tree



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Photos Hester Burch


Further Reference:

USDA Plants Database

Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center:















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