Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1162

Tree
Perennial

Non-native: China
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Commonly cultivated, commonly escaped or persistent

Look for it on roadsides, trash-heaps, disturbed thickets, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Pink/Reddish
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals
Numerous stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Yellowish/Pink/Red
Drupe

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Prunus persica   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Prunus persica   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-22-001:
Prunus persica   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Peach