Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1917

Tree
Perennial

Non-native: east Asia
Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in suburban woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Pink/White
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Black
Drupe

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Prunus Xyedoensis [subhirtella X speciosa]   FAMILY Rosaceae

Prunus yedoensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Yoshino Cherry


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JK Marlow    jkm0504c_09

April    Greenville County    SC

Churchyard or cemetery

Slightly fragrant flowers occur in racemes of 4 or more, per Manual of Woody Landscape Plants.

image of Prunus Xyedoensis

JK Marlow    jkm0504c_10

April    Greenville County    SC

Churchyard or cemetery

The habit is rounded, spreading, per Manual of Woody Landscape Plants.

image of Prunus Xyedoensis

JK Marlow    jkm0411i_04

November    Greenville County    SC

Churchyard or cemetery

image of Prunus Xyedoensis

JK Marlow    jkm0411i_05

November    Greenville County    SC

Churchyard or cemetery

image of Prunus Xyedoensis

JK Marlow    jkm0411i_06

November    Greenville County    SC

Churchyard or cemetery

image of Prunus Xyedoensis

JK Marlow    s041201_e

December    Greenville County    SC

Churchyard or cemetery

Leaves broadly ovate to obovate, narrowed to a slender point at apex, per Manual of Woody Landscape Plants.