Calflora
Taxon  Report   10275    
Prunus virginiana  L.
Chokecherry
Prunus virginiana
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Prunus virginiana
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Prunus virginiana
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Prunus virginiana, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Prunus virginiana
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Prunus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, wetland-riparian

Toxicity: MAJOR (SEEDS)

Wetlands:
Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

 
More information about  Prunus virginiana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (PRVI)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 17, 2018).

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