Taxon  Report   6887 
Prunus cerasifera  Ehrh.
Cherry plum

Prunus cerasifera
© 2002 James B. Gratiot
Prunus cerasifera, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as limited   (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Prunus cerasifera
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Prunus
Toxicity: MAJOR (SEEDS)   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Prunus cerasifera var. pissardii
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Jepson eFlora

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International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 30, 2015).

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