OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Prunus avium   FAMILY Rosaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Prunus avium   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-22-007:
Prunus avium   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Prunus avium

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Cerasus avium

 

COMMON NAME:
Mazzard Cherry, Sweet Cherry, Bing Cherry


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image of Prunus avium, Mazzard Cherry, Sweet Cherry, Bing Cherry

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_prav_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Prunus avium   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Prunus avium   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-22-007:
Prunus avium   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Prunus avium

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Cerasus avium

 

Find by scientific name:

1159

Tree
Perennial

Non-native: Eurasia

Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Rare

Look for it in mesic and dry-mesic forests, old fields, other disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals
Many stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Red/Blackish-purple
Drupe

 

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